On February 2, Russian occupants opened fire on Ukrainian positions near Toretske, Donetsk region. One of Ukrainian servicemen sustained fatal injury, as a sniper shot him during the attack. Press office of the Ukrainian delegation in the Minsk Trilateral Contact Group reported that on Tuesday.
The fighter was taken to a hospital, but the doctors could not save him.
The Ukrainian side of the Joint Control and Coordination Centre sent the respective note to OSCE mission. The Ukrainian delegation in the Minsk group sent their condolences to the serviceman's family and friends.
On February 1, Russian mercenaries landed five attacks on Ukrainian positions. They did not use any of the Minsk-banned weapons.
Earlier, on Feburary 1, we reported that Ukrainian soldier disappeared in the area of the Joint Forces Operation. According to the available information, he was on the territory not controlled by Ukraine's government.