Four Ukrainian soldiers injured due to militants’ shelling

Source : 112 Ukraine

The wounded were taken to hospital
15:01, 29 November 2016

Press service of General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

Four Ukrainian soldiers were wounded as a result of militants’ shelling in Luhansk region. This was announced by the Deputy Head of the Luhansk Regional State Administration Yuriy Klymenko, reports the press-service of the organization on Facebook page.

During the last day and night the enemy opened fire on the positions of Ukrainian soldiers 11 times.

"At the same time, in the direction of Krymske village of Novoaidarsk district militants used 120-mm and 82-mm mortars five times; they also used grenade launchers of various types, anti-aircraft installations, heavy machine guns and small arms. As a result of the shelling four our defenders were injured and were taken to the hospital, "the statement said.

In addition, various types of grenades, armored personnel carriers, heavy machine guns and small arms were used five times to shell the ATO forces positions near the villages Novooleksandrivka and Novozvanivka of Popasnianskiy district.

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"Russian-terrorist forces opened fire from grenade launchers of various types on our military fortifications near Stanytsa Luganskaya village. The enemy sniper worked in the area, "according to the press-service.

"Militants destroy infrastructure, homes with their continuous shelling and hit the positions of Ukrainian soldiers. We can restore housing and communications, but the life and health of our boys, who protect sovereignty and independence of Ukraine is the highest value for us," Yuriy Klymenko said.

Earlier it was reported that the militants shelled ATO forces 38 times over last day and night. Most attacks were focused again in Mariupol direction.

Related: Two Ukrainian soldiers wounded in ATO area over the past day

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