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Missing Ukrainian servicemen reported killed

One more serviceman was wounded on 19 February.

Missing Ukrainian servicemen reported killed

A Ukrainian serviceman who went missing on 18 February was killed, the antiterrorist operation (ATO) HQ press service has said in its evening update on Facebook.

From midnight to 6 p.m. on 19 February, pro-Russian militants launched 41 shooting attacks on the ATO positions, wounding one Ukrainian serviceman.

In the Mariupol sector, the militants targeted Novotroyitske, Lebedynske and Zaytseve with mortars, Hnutove, Pavlopil, Hranytne and Vodyane with grenade launchers and heavy machine guns, Shyrokyne with an infantry fighting vehicle and Vodyane with anti-tank missile systems.

In the Donetsk sector, they fired on Troyitske, Avdiyivka, Zaytseve, Opytne, Luhanske and Novhorodske with 120-mm and 82-mm mortars, grenade launchers and small arms.

Nine Ukrainian servicemen were injured on 18 February.