Three Ukrainian servicemen were killed, another 9 AFU servicemen were wounded and injured over the past day in the Donbass, - the Joint Forces press center reports.
It was earlier reported that yesterday, on March 10, the militants fired at a military truck of one of the Joint Forces units from an anti-tank missile system near the settlement of Pisky.
"As a result of an anti-tank guided missile hitting into the truck, one Ukrainian defender died on the spot. Subsequently, another soldier died from injuries. Seven soldiers received injuries of varying severity, another defender was hospitalized with military injuries. In addition, one soldier of the Joint Forces was killed and another received military injuries as a result of the enemy shelling of our positions", - the report said.
In total, the militants violated the ceasefire 17 times in 24 hours. The enemy fired at Ukrainian positions from 120 mm and 82 mm mortars prohibited by the Minsk agreements, as well as from an anti-tank missile system, grenade launchers of various systems, heavy machine guns and small arms. In addition, the work of a sniper pair was recorded.
Shelling was recorded in the area of settlements of Pisky, Novoselivka Druha, Avdiivka, Vasylivka, Pavlopil, Shyrokyne, Orikhove, Khutir Vilnyi, Novooleksandrivka, Luhanske, Myronivske, Novoluhanske, Zalizne and Novhorodske.
The JF units gave an adequate response to all hostile shelling with targeted fire attacks.
"Also yesterday, on March 10, the enemy opened provocative firing from automatic grenade launchers and small arms thrice in the vicinity of disengagement area No.3 Bohdanivka-Petrovske. The Joint Forces units did not open fire, observing a ceasefire", - the report said.