Four Russian mercenaries killed, three wounded in Donbas on Tuesday, - Ukrainian intelligence

Source : 112 Ukraine

The enemy has not yet opened fire since beginning of January 16
08:47, 16 January 2019

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Four Russian militants were killed, and another three sustained combat wounds in Donbas combat zone on Tuesday. The Ukrainian military inteligence claimed this on early Wednesday.

It is also reported that no attacks have been observed yet since early hours of January 16.

On Tuesday, the pro-Kremlin armed terrorists attacked positions of Ukrainian troops twice. The enemy used grenade launchers to attack the Ukrainian outposts near Novooleksandrivka and Slavne. One of the servicemen of the government forces was wounded in action.

The Ukrainian troops returned fire to suppress the hostile activity.

Earlier, we reported thar the combat actions in Donbas took the life of Mykola Semeniuk, the Junior Sergeant of the 72nd Detached Motorized Brigade. This is mentioned in the message on the military unit's Facebook page.

'Mykola Ivanovych Semeniuk, callsign Said, our warrior from the brigade deceased during the combat mission, because of the enemy attacks by the pro-Russian terrorists yesterday, January 14', the message said.

The battle-hardened veteran served with the Ukrainian military since 2014. He saw action near Starohnativka, Avdiivka and Svitlodarsk bulge.

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