On February 19, the enemy conducted nine attacks at the positions of the Ukrainian army in the war zone in eastern Ukraine, ATO headquarters reports. 

According to the military, as a result of the terrorists` fire, one Ukrainian soldier was killed, one soldier was injured, and one more Ukrainian defender received a military trauma. In addition, during the combat task execution, as a result of the explosion on an unknown explosive device, two more Ukrainian soldiers were wounded.

“On the Luhansk direction the enemy repeatedly fired from 82-mm mortars at our positions near the Krymske. The occupiers fired from the grenade launchers of various types and large-caliber machine guns at Ukrainian fortifications near Hladosove, Novoluhansk and Svitlodarsk,” the message says.  

On the Donetsk direction, militants fired at strongholds near Pisky from 82-mm mortars, automatic grenade launchers and machine guns.

Reference: 12 cases of militants firing at the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the Donbas were recorded on February 18