On February 13, the armed formations of the Russian Federation violated ceasefire in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in Donbas six times.
“The enemy used 82mm mortars banned under the Minsk agreements, grenade launchers of different systems, heavy machine guns and other small arms to shell Ukrainian positions,” the press center of the JFO Headquarters reports.
In the zone of action of tactical force “East”, Russian-occupation troops used hand-held antitank grenade launcher, heavy machine gun and other small arms to shell Ukrainian troops near Lebedynske (16km east of Mariupol); small arms – outside Berezove (31km south-west of Donetsk); automatic mounted grenade launcher and heavy machine gun – in the area of Slavne (26km south-west of Donetsk); hand-held antitank grenade launcher and heavy machine gun – near Novomykhailivka (28km south-west of Donetsk).
In the zone of action of tactical force “North”, the enemy fired automatic mounted grenade launcher and small arms on Ukrainian positions near Novoluhanske (53km north-east of Donetsk); 82mm mortars – outside Novotoshkivske (53km west of Luhansk).
No casualties among Ukrainian troops were reported over the past day.
Today, the Russian-occupation troops have already opened fire from 82mm mortar, hand-held antitank grenade launcher, heavy machine gun and other small arms on defenders of Novoluhanske.