One Ukrainian soldier was killed, three more were injured over the past day in the ATO area in Donbas. This was stated during the briefing by the speaker of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine on ATO issues, Colonel Olexander Motuzyanyk, reports Ukrainian Crisis Center.
"Over the past 24 hours as a result of hostilities, 1 Ukrainian soldier was killed, 3 were wounded and injured," he said.
At the same Motuzyanyk recalled that last night the militants carried out three shelling of Marinka, - as a result of these attacks, a local resident was wounded. "Now his life is not in danger - he is in a hospital in the city of Kurakhovo, where he was delivered after the provided operational medical assistance," he stressed.
As reported, the situation in the ATO area remains tense, but controlled by the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Over the past day, Russian-occupation troops fired the positions of Ukrainian defenders 46 times.
Most of the enemy’s provocations were recorded in Donetsk direction. Thus, enemy fired 82 mm mortars, grenade launchers of various types and heavy machine guns at strongholds near Avdiivka, Butivka mine, Verkhnyotoretske and Luhanske. Grenade launchers and heavy machine guns were used to attack Zaytseve, Pisky and Kamianka. IFV weaponry was used near Luhanske and Zaytseve. Enemy snipers were active near Butivka mine