Two Ukrainian soldiers wounded as a result of militants' provocation
14:17, 26 October 2015

Two Ukrainian soldiers wounded as a result of militants' provocation

The incident took place near Pisky, Donetsk region

14:17, 26 October 2015


Russian-backed militants violated the ceasefire regime on the night of 24 to 25 October in Pisky village, Donetsk region. The number of the human casualties was announced today by the ATO spokesperson Andriy Lysenko: two soldiers of Ukrainian Armed Forces got injured as a result of the armed provocation. "The rebels used small arms, grenade launchers, anti-aircraft installations and heavy machine guns," said Lysenko. Since the anti-terorrist operation in eastern Ukraine has been launched, 2027 Ukrainian soldiers died, and 597 are non-combat losses. 171 servicemen of Ukrainian Armed Forces have committed suicide.

These armed provocations took place against the background of recovery of the infrastructure and privat houses in eastern Ukraine our soldiers. Today the process of demining of the Vuhlehirska power plant has been launched. 

As was reported before, these chaotic armed provocations, which come from the militants’ side, apparently, are performed by the uncontrolled groups.

Recalling, September 29, Trilateral contact group in Minsk signed the agreement on withdrawal of small-caliber weapons from the contact line with Russia-backed militants in Donbas. October 5, a 41-day operation of weapons removal has been launched. 

Related: Militants fired on Ukrainian positions in Donbas this night

Related: Militants renewed attacks upon ATO forces positions - ATO press center

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