Ukraine reports one KIA, seven WIAs amid 11 enemy attacks in Donbas on March 1
Russia's hybrid military forces on March 1 mounted 11 attacks on Ukrainian Army positions in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, with one Ukrainian soldier reported as killed in action (KIA) and another seven as wounded in action (WIA).
"The armed forces of the Russian Federation violated the ceasefire six times on March 1. One Ukrainian soldier was killed and another seven were wounded as a result of enemy shelling," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation Headquarters said in an update posted on Facebook as of 07:00 Kyiv time on March 2.
The enemy engaged Ukrainian troops with proscribed 120mm and 82mm mortars, an anti-tank missile system, grenade launchers of various types, heavy machine guns, and rifles.
Under attack came Ukrainian positions near the towns of Avdiyivka and Maryinka, and the villages of Pisky, Lebedynske, Nevelske, Berezove, Taramchuk, Luhanske, Nyzhnioteple, Novoluhanske, and Novotoshkivske.
"Since Monday midnight, Russia-led forces have attacked Ukrainian positions near Maryinka, using grenade launchers of various types, and rifles," the update said.
No casualties were reported among Ukrainian troops Monday morning.