"The enemy intensified attacks along the Svitlodarsk salient in Luhansk section of the forefront. The Russian-occupation forces were firing upon the Ukrainian troops’ positions near Svitlodarsk with mortars of various calibers, grenade launchers, anti-aircraft guns and large-caliber machine guns for over 4 hours: more than 200 mortar shells of various calibers were fired upon the ATO forces there. The invaders shelled defenders of Luhanske and Troitske with 120-mm mortars. Ukrainian Armed Forces’ positions in the vicinity of Novooleksandrivka were bombarded with 82-mm mortars and grenade launchers.
"The invaders also fired over a dozen mortar shells with caliber of 120 and 82 mm on Luhanske village last night. The scale of damage inflicted by this mortar strike is not yet known since it took place late at night. The Ukrainian soldiers are currently inquiring into whether residential houses were impacted or civilian casualties were caused."
"No cease-fire violations were recorded in Donetsk direction. A total of seven deliberate attacks on Ukrainian Armed Forces were committed over the past 24-hour period while one Ukrainian soldier was injured in action," the situation report reads.
Earlier, the Russian mercenaries fired upon the ATO forces five times on Feb. 26.