Two servicemen of the Ukrainian Armed forces were killed and one injured in a zone of carrying out anti-terrorist operation (ATO) in Donbas over the past day, said the speaker of the Ministry of defence on ATO Col.
“Information on casualties. As reported, two of our soldiers were killed yesterday during clashes in Mariupol direction. In addition, another soldier was wounded in the area Avdeevki “, – said Alexander Motuzyanik at a briefing on Sunday in Kiev.
He said that two soldiers were killed near the settlement birch, during the battle with DRG opponent.
“A group of 4 militants was spotted by our military who have opened fire on defeat. Half an hour later DRG be stupefied, but in this battle we lost two of our military”, – said the speaker of the defense Ministry of Ukraine.
Just a day on the Mariupol direction was recorded 40 attacks, 11 of them with heavy weapons . In particular, the enemy intensified at the site Krasnogorovka-Nikolayevka, where the night applied light weapons and artillery with a caliber of 122mm. The settlement of the Glorious fighters fired from mortars, in Marinka – their mortars and infantry fighting vehicles.
On the Lugansk direction in the Popasnyansky area night the enemy 5 times opened fire with mortars, and the positions of the ATO forces were shelled in Katerynivka, Novooleksandrivka in Popasnaya. Just a day in this area recorded 11 shootings, 6 of them with heavy weapons.
In Donetsk direction the enemy was a short-term shelling Ukrainian military positions with heavy weapons. Three were fired at the settlement Lugansk, Zaitsev used mortars in the town and its outskirts, gunmen opened fire from mortars and tanks. As a result of shelling were damaged as high-rise and private homes, the city remained without electricity and water. Just a day in this area recorded 22 attacks, 13 of them with heavy weapons.