One Ukrainian military killed, eight wounded during live-fire drills in Donbas

Source : 112 Ukraine

The servicemen practiced with 82 mm mortar
23:56, 14 April 2020


A serviceman of Ukraine's Armed Forces deceased during the live-fire accident that occurred at a firing range in Donbas. Eight of his comrades were wounded in the same accident. The Joint Forces Operation HQ reported that on April 14.

The tragedy took place during the regular combat exercise. The military trained in firing the 82 mm mortar.

"The operative investigation team works on site, the circumstances are being sorted out. The command of Joint Forces offers deep condolences to the family and close ones of the deceased military serviceman", reads the message.

One of the wounded men refused from hospitalization. 

Since the beginning of the day, Russian armed gangs landed four attacks on positions of Ukrainian military in Donbas. They did not use the weapons of Minsk-banned calibers. Ukrainian forces took no causalties in combat.

Related: Prisoner swap between Ukraine, Russia, Donbas militants to take place by end of week, - Human Rights Commissioner

As we reported earlier, Ukraine’s Commissioner for Human Rights Lyudmyla Denisova claimed that the prisoners’ exchange between Ukraine, Russia and militants would take place by the end of the week.

“The state and the president are going to return all citizens of Ukraine, staying in occupied territories and in Russia,” Denisova noted.

According to Denisova, the observation will take place in the order established by the Healthcare Ministry of Ukraine and chief sanitary inspector.

Related: Day in Donbas: Militants violate ceasefire seven times

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