Defense Ministry specifies Armed Forces losses: one killed, eight wounded

Source : 112 Ukraine

In total, pro-Kremlin militants opened fire 14 times over previous day
15:47, 30 July 2017

Ukraine Crisis

One Ukrainian soldier was killed, 9 soldiers were injured over the past day in Donbas territory. This is reported by the Defense Ministry's speaker on Donbas conflict issues Andriy Lysenko at traditional briefing in Ukrainian Crisis Media Center.

"Over the past 24 hours, as a result of the fighting, one Ukrainian soldier was killed and nine soldiers were wounded. The main losses, namely one dead and eight wounded were carried by our forces during anti-terrorist operation in Krasnohorivka during mortar shelling. Another Ukrainian military was wounded during the shelling of our positions in the area of Shyrokine. We express our condolences to the relatives and friends of the deceased soldier, "he said.

According to Andriy Lysenko, yesterday the intensity of military operations in Luhansk direction decreased slightly. Here, 3 cases of violation of the "silence regime" were recorded.

The militants opened fire at Stanytsia Luhanska, Novotoshkivske, on the Bahmut route, and in Novozvanivka near Popasna.

"The shelling was short, with use of light weapons and of provocative nature," he said.

In Donetsk direction, the militants carried out 8 enemy shelling over the previous day.

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