The Russian-occupation troops continued firing upon the Ukrainian military personnel with weapons banned by the Minsk agreements including heavy mortars and tank armament, Censor.NET reports citing the latest update by the anti-terrorist operation headquarters press center as of March 4, 2018.
"In Luhansk section of the forefront, the enemy bombarded the Ukrainian forces’ positions near Luhanske village with 120-mm mortars while 82-mm mortars, grenade launchers and anti-aircraft guns were employed against defenders of Shchastia.
"In Donetsk direction, the enemy committed most of the attacks in the littoral area of the Sea of Azov. The invaders committed strikes with 120-mm mortars on the outskirts of Pavlopil and Shyrokyne. The invaders also fired upon the defenders of Pavlopil with armament of tanks, infantry fighting vehicles, large-caliber machine guns and small arms. Seven mortar shells with caliber of 120 mm exploded next to the strong points of the Ukrainian forces in the vicinity of Marinka.
"The aggressor carried out a total of seven deliberate attacks on the Ukrainian troops over the past 24-hour period. No Ukrainian soldier was killed or injured in action," the situation report reads.
Earlier, the Russian mercenaries fired upon the Ukrainian Armed Forces eight times on March 3.