February 18, the militants fired at Ukrainian positions in Donbas four times. However, the situation in the Joint Forces Operation area remains under control. This was reported by the press center of the JFO Command.
In particular, in the area of responsibility of the operational-tactical group “Pivnich” the enemy opened fire from automatic heavy and hand-held anti-tank grenade launchers, as well as small arms near the village of Shumy.
Near Pivdenne, the militants fired from heavy machine guns, and near Maorske from small arms.
The HQ noted that Ukrainian defenders opened fire in response on enemy’s shelling. There are no losses among the Ukrainian Armed Forces reported.