On Wednesday, 1 March, Russia-backed separatist forces 118 times shelled the positions of ATO troops in Donbas. One soldier was killed and nine were wounded, the ATO headquarters reported on 2 March.
In the Donetsk sector, they pounded Avdiyivka with tanks, mortars, rocket-propelled grenades and IFV weapons. Nevelske, Luhanske, Novoselivka Druha, Zaytseve, Novhorodske, Pisky and Kamyanka were under fire from mortars and grenade launchers. An enemy IFV shelled Luhanske, which was also under sniper fire. Enemy anti-tank missile systems pounded Troytske.
In the Mariupol sector, an enemy tank, artillery and mortars fired on Krasnohorivka, 122-mm artillery pounded Shyrokyne and Vodyane. Militants fired mortars on Novotroyitske, Bohdanivka, Pavlopil and Chermalyk, and grenade launchers and small arms on Pavlopil, Talakivka, Lebedynske, Vodyane and Shyrokyne.
Shyrokyne, Maryinka, Novotroyitske and Vodyane were under IFV fire.
In the Luhansk sector, 152-mm artillery and tanks shelled Troyitske, 122 mm artillery pounded Krymske. The separatists fired 120- mm and 82-mm mortars on Novozvanivka, Katerynivka, Zolote, Horikhove and Troyitske. Novooleksandrivka, Novozvanivka, Malynove, Stanytsya Luhanska and Katerynivka were attacked with grenade launchers and small arms.
An IFV shot at Krymske.
On 28 February, militants carried out 117 attacks against the positions of Ukrainian troops in the zone of the antiterrorist operation in Donbas, killing two and wounding two more Ukrainian troops.