Over the past day, 26 June, the situation in the area of operations of the combined forces remained controlled. In the evening the local fighters and the Russian military in the Donbass intensified fighting using mainly rocket-propelled grenades, heavy machine guns and small arms. In some areas the enemy was firing from BMP and banned “Minsk” weapons.
This headquarters of operation joint forces reported on his page in Facebook, reports Today.
Militants 30 times precisely beat on our positions, including 11 – of arms which must be devoted to the Minsk agreements certain distance. Foreign troops were active in the defense and gave an adequate response to the enemy.
On Lugansk the direction it was hottest near the settlement Crimean. There the enemy fired on our positions from the 120-mm and 82-mm mortars, infantry fighting vehicles, grenade launchers and small arms. And defenders Shelled the enemy used artillery systems of 122 mm caliber. Also, enemy activity was observed in the villages zaytsevo, southern, Trinity, Ekaterinovka, Maori and nut.
In Donetsk direction the enemy used by the defenders of Marinka 82-mm mortars, grenade launchers and small arms. Also there is recorded the work of the sniper. Under fire were also the defenders of the Town, Novoselivka Druha and Sands.
On the Mariupol direction the Russian mercenaries used grenade launchers of various types, heavy machine guns and small arms. The enemy shelled our positions near Lebedinsky, Water, Hnutove, Food technologist, Shirokino and Starognatovki.
As a result of active hostilities our one defender was killed and two were wounded.
Within the current day the militants five times opened fire on our backs. On the Donetsk direction, the enemy shelled from grenade launchers and heavy machine guns, our positions in the area of Marinka and Novomikhailovka, and RPG and small arms in the district Lebedinsky, Water and Shyrokyne in Mariupol direction.
According to intelligence reports, three militants killed, five were wounded.
We will remind, the day before, June 25, was deteriorating under Mariupol militants struck with heavy mortars and paid dearly. At least two militants were killed, three more wounded, but casualty figures were not final.
As reported, last week (June 18-24) at the front saw moderate level of escalation. So, the APU was shot more than 30 militants, destroying a couple of units. The response to the attacks were given adequate, however, and the militants were able to damage the Ukrainian army.