Russian mercenaries attacked Ukrainian positions in Donbas, which led to casualties among the goverrnment troops. One Ukrainian serviceman lost his life, and three of his comrades were injured. Press office of the Joint Forces Operation reported that on Facebook.
Members of the military unit that underwent the attack and a work group of the military police work on the site.
OSCE representatives are informed of the attack and its consequences.
Counter-intelligence of the Security Service of Ukraine identified two 'DNR' militants, the war criminals. The culprits are suspected in violating laws and customs of war. Their names are not revealed, the SBU press service reported.
"It is found out that two residents of Donetsk region joined the illegal armed units in 2014. While serving as "commanders" of the so-called Vostok battallion, thay actively participated in fights near Panteleimonivka and Betmanovo", reads the message.
According to the investigation, the criminals msitreated the captives, applied physical and psychological pressure and did not tend to the wounded.