Five soldiers from Svitlodarsk bulge were delivered to Metchnikoff Hospital of Dnipro city, one of them is in critical condition. This was reported by the chief doctor of the hospital Sergii Ryzhenko on air of 112 Ukraine TV channel.
"Five heavily wounded soldiers were delivered to the hospital yesterday; one of them is in critical condition. He is 29 years old. His head is injured in mine explosion; he has a penetrating wound of the brain, bruised face, eyes and right leg. He is on lung ventilator now. He was operated, that was finished only at 4:50, we hope that he will survive. Others patients are recovering," he said.
Earlier it was reported that Ukrainian troops counter-attacked and took new positions on Svitlodarsk bulge, according to Turchynov. Militants were shelling Svitlodarsk bulge from mortars fourth day in a row.