Three Ukrainian soldiers killed, ten more wounded in ATO zone

Source : 112 Ukraine

Speaker of Defence Ministry on ATO issues reported during the briefing
15:12, 17 February 2017

Ukraine Crisis

Three Ukrainian military were killed, another ten got wounded over the past day in ATO zone. This was reported during the briefing by Oleksandr Motuzyanyk, the speaker for Defence Ministry on ATO issues.

“Three soldiers of Ukrainian Armed Forces were killed, another ten of our fighters were wounded. Soldiers died in Zaytseve, Avdiivka and Vodyane accordingly, that is Mariupol direction. Military were wounded in Zaytseve, Pisky, Vodyane and Lebedynske one at a time. Other soldiers got wounded in Avdiivka,” Oleksandr Motuzyanyk informed.

The speaker also informed that one civilian was killed in Avdiivka over the past 24 hours, two other were slightly injured. Three residential buildings were damaged as a result of shelling by illegal armed groups in Donbas.

Defence Ministry speaker noted that enemy shelling was spotted 8 times in Luhansk direction, two of which were carried out using heavy weaponry.

In Donetsk direction, 21 enemy attacks were recorded, among them 11 with heavy arms.

In Mariupol direction, militants attacked 37 times, 4 of which they fired using heavy weapons.

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