The last day was marked by the escalation on the front.
For the last day, February 28, in the zone of the antiterrorist operation in the Donbas killed two Ukrainian soldiers, four were injured, said the speaker of the Ministry of defence of the ATO Andrei Lysenko.
“Over the past day in the fighting, two Ukrainian soldiers were killed and four more got wounds “, – Lysenko told at a briefing.
The speaker noted that the last day was marked by the escalation on the front. The number of attacks was 117, almost twice the average daily level since the beginning of the year (62 attack).
The militants used almost the entire range of weapons, except for rocket artillery. A day on the Ukrainian positions terrorists have fired more than 110 artillery shells, 60 tank shells and more than 400 mortar shells.
In just the past day in Lugansk direction there were 26 enemy attacks, of which more than half of the heavy weapons. The main areas of military activity were sections of the front near Popasnaya and the area Bakhmutskaya track.
In the direction of Donetsk over the past day happened 44 enemy shelling, half of which – with the use of mortars, artillery or tanks. A large proportion of all attacks falls on the plant and its surroundings.
On the Mariupol direction over the past day the enemy violated the regime of silence 47 times, with 15 times used heavy weapons.
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