Defense Ministry: Ukrainian serviceman captured during fights on Svitlodarsk bulge

Source : 112 Ukraine

Fierce fights continue in this area in Donetsk region
13:31, 21 December 2016

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Two Ukrainian servicemen were killed, four more were wounded during yesterday’s fights in Donbas. Besides, another military man was captured during the tough opposition on the Svitlodarsk bulge on December 18. Colonel Andriy Lysenko, Defense Ministry’s spokesman, said this during Wednesday’s briefing in Kyiv. 

‘We confirm the information that on December 18, one of our troops was captured by the enemy during the fights on the Svitlodarsk bulge,’ he said.

It’s been several days that Ukrainian soldiers have been deflecting the attacks of pro-Russian mercenaries near Luhanske and Avdiivka, on the Svitlodarsk bulge in Donetsk sector.

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