Donbas war escalation: 19 enemy attacks, two Ukraine soldiers wounded on Feb 29
Russia-led forces in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, mounted 19 attacks on Ukrainian positions on February 29, as a result of which two members of Ukraine's Joint Forces (JFO) were wounded in action, and another one sustained combat-related injuries.
They used proscribed weapons, namely 120mm and 82mm mortars, as well as a portable anti-tank missile launcher, grenade launchers of various systems, the press center of the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) said in a morning update on March 1.
A pair of enemy snipers were reportedly working there too.
Ukrainian positions near the Maryinka checkpoint were shelled with the use of a portable anti-tank missile launcher, the JFO HQ said.
Since Sunday midnight, Russia-led forces have already fired two 82mm mortar shells. They also used grenade launchers and heavy machine guns to attack Ukrainian soldiers defending the village of Pisky.
No Ukrainian army casualties have been reported since then.