Hospitals in Gorlivka, Yenakiyevo, Uglegorsk and Debalceve are crowded with wounded Russia-backed militants who participated in the fighting in Svitlodarsk. This was announced by the speaker of the Ministry of Defense on the anti-terrorist operation Andriy Lysenko at the briefing, which was broadcasted by 112 Ukraine TV Channel.
"There are about 50 wounded and dead gunmen. Hospitals of the frontline cities Gorlivka, Yenakiyevo, Uglegorsk and Debalceve are crowded with militants", he said.
Earlier, Lysenko said that for the last day in the Donbas region due five Ukrainian soldiers were killed and 16 soldiers have been wounded, injured or bruised due to the massive enemy attack.
As reported yesterday, the pro-Russian militants tried to knock the Armed Forces of Ukraine from their positions in Svitlodarsk area.
Armed Forces of Ukraine are faced with the difficulty of firing in response due to the fact that the militants fired at positions of the Ukrainian military from the territory of the settlements: Kalynivka, Uglegorsk, Debaltseve.