4 Ukrainian soldiers killed, and 14 more were wounded in ATO area
16:06, 20 August 2015

4 Ukrainian soldiers killed, and 14 more were wounded in ATO area

A civilian struck a mine laid near Volnovakha, Donetsk region

16:06, 20 August 2015


As states the ATO press center, four Ukrainian soldiers were killed, and another 14 were wounded during the last 24 hours.

A citizen of Horlivka, Donetsk region, struck a mine laid near Volnovakha, as states Donetsk police. A 47-year-old man was hospitalized with shrapnel head injuries.

Russian-backed militants used tanks to fire Mariinka, Donetsk region, and four Ukrainian soldiers were wounded here as a result of the outburst. At least 9 local facilities were hit by shells, as states Donetsk regional administration. In total, in Mariinka district 72 civilians died during the anti-terrorist operation.

Lozove, Novobahmutivka, Travneve, Novhorodske, Opytne, Krasnohorivka, Pisky, Avdiivka,  Donetsk region, were targeted by the militants. The most tensed hostilities take place on Mariupol direction, on Novotroitske-Bohdanivka-Starohnativka line, as the militants sporadically shell with BM-21 launch vehicles “Grad” and howitzers. Some infrequent mortar attacks took place in Luhansk region, Shchastia, Bolotne, Snatytsia Luhanska, Kalynove, Troitske. 

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