May, 26

Day in ATO zone: two Ukrainian servicemen killed, six wounded

12/20/2017 12:38:23 pm
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Two Ukrainian servicemen were killed, six more were wounded over the past day in the east of Ukraine. This is reported by the press center of the ATO Headquarters.

In total, the militants violated the ceasefire 32 times on Tuesday. "In more than half of the cases, Ukrainian servicemen suppressed the fire activity of the occupants. As a result of armed hostilities, five servicemen suffered wounds, one more was injured and, unfortunately, Ukraine lost two defenders", - the statement said.

In the Luhansk direction in the hours of darkness, the militants shelled the ATO forces near Travneve from 120-mm mortars, and the defenders of Stanytsia Luhanska - from small arms.

In the Donetsk direction, the enemy fired at the positions of the AFU near Novotroitske, Lebedynske and the Butovka Mine from 82-mm mortars and grenade launchers. Illegal armed formations disrupted the armistice near Hnutove from IFV weapons and machine guns. The militants shelled Ukrainian fighters, who hold the line at Verkhnyotoretske and Starohnativka, from light infantry weapons.