Donbas militants of illegal armed formations shelled Ukrainian volunteers in the vicinity of the settlement Zaitseve Donetsk region, reports press officer of the 72nd separate mechanized brigade, Elena Mokrenchuk.
"15 minutes ago, the crew of Yulia Tolmacheva in the Zaitseve district was attacked by snipers, they shot from a large caliber weapon, she and her driver were found with injuries, but alive." Now the doctors are conducting the surgery and preparing the board for the hospital," Mokrenchuk wrote.
According to her, the volunteer was wonded in the stomach, the driver received even heavier injuries. Also a fighter was injured.
Later, the head of the Donetsk Regional State Administration Pavlo Zhebrivsky confirmed the information about the attack on volunteers on the air of 112 Ukraine.
"The wound is not serious, one volunteer and driver were wounded, Zaitseve is actually a suburb of Gorlivka, a part of which is under the control of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, part - under control of the occupation troops." Volunteers often visit this territory. "I hope that in the near future we will supply electricity there," he said.