During the past day, March 17 the militants fired on Ukrainian positions 77 times. As a result of shelling two Ukrainian soldiers were killed and eight were injured.
In the Mariupil sector the enemy fired on Ukrainian positions near Novotroyitske with grenade launchers, mortars of 120-mm caliber and infantry fighting vehicle. The separatists attacked Krasnohorivka and Maryinka with mortars. The militants fired towards territory near Hnutove with infantry fighting vehicle and machine guns, they used small arms and infantry fighting vehicle to attack the positions near Shyrokyne.
In the Donetsk sector the occupants fired on ATO forces near Troyitske with mortars and artillery of 122-mm caliber. Near Butivka mine and Avdiyivka the militants fired with mortars, tank installations and self-propelled gun of 122-mm caliber. The occupants shelled mortars of 120-mm caliber towards Kamyanka; they used SPG and mortars of 82-mm caliber to attack Zaitseve and Nevelske. The enemy fired on Luhanske with infantry fighting vehicle and on Pisky with mortars of 82-mm caliber.
In the Luhansk sector the occupants fired towards the Ukrainian positions near Krymske with mortars of 120-mm caliber. The enemy attacked positions nearby Lobacheve using mortars of 82-mm caliber. The militants fired on Novozvanivka with SPG and small arms, they also attacked Novooleksandrivka with mortars and heavy machine guns.