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Four Ukrainian troops killed, 17 wounded in Donbas on 2 Feb

The number of attacks soared to 114.

Four Ukrainian troops killed, 17 wounded in Donbas on 2 Feb
Photo: Photo: Max Levіn

Over the past day, 2 February, the number of attacks in the zone of the antiterrorist operation (ATO) in Donbas has risen to 114. Four Ukrainian soldiers were killed and 17 were injured in combat, the ATO press centre said in its morning update on Facebook.

In the Donetsk sector, the occupation forces fired Grads in the direction of Avdiyivka, Pisky, Kamyanka and Opytne. During the day the enemy almost continuously fired with tanks, mortars of various calibres, grenade launchers and small arms. Hranitne and Luhanske were shelled with 122-mm artillery. The terrorists fired mortars of different calibers in the areas of Luhanske, Novhorodske, Troyitske, Maryinka, Verkhnyotoretske, Vodyane, and Pisky.

In the Mariupol sector, the enemy pounded Shyrokyne, Novohryhorivka and Starohnativka with Grads. 122-mm artillery. They used 120-mm and 82-mm mortars on Vodyane, Krasnohorivka, Bohdanivka, Hranitne, Shyrokyne, Opytne, Maryinka and Chermalyk. Berezove, Pavlopil, Hnutove and Vodyane were attacked with grenade launchers, anti-aircraft missiles and small arms. Militants also used anti-tank systems in the area of Chermalyk. Enemy snipers were active in the area of Maryinka and Pavlopil.

In the Luhansk sector, militants shelled Novozvanivka with 152-mm artillery and fired mortars on Krymske and Syze. Novozvanivka and Novooleksandrivka were attacked with rocket-propelled grenades and small arms.