According to the ATO headquarters press service, on March 3 militants carried out 57 attacks on the positions of the forces of Anti Terrorist Operation, of these in Donetsk sector – 46, in Mariupol sector – 11, Joinfo.ua reports.
Terrorists fired on the positions of the Ukrainian troops near Zaitseve, Lozova, Mayorsk, Luhanske, Troitske and Pisky from grenade launchers of different calibers and heavy machine guns. They also fired with anti-aircraft installation ZU-23 on Ukrainian positions near Luhanske.
Insurgents fired small arms, heavy machine guns and grenade launchers of various calibres on the strong points of Ukrainian troops in the area of Mar’inka, Lebedynske and Pavlopil.
Around 20:00 terrorists opened point-blank fire from mortars and fired 6 mines on the ATO’s strong points near Opytne.
Militants carried out attacks on Ukrainian positions at the Butivka coalmine near Avdiyivka and Pisky PRussian from weapons of different caliber and heavy machine guns.
From midnight militants’ activity significantly decreased. There were 2 attacks on the ATO’s positions with small arms near Mar’inka and Pisky.