In the city of Slovyansk, Donetsk region, two soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine conducted a shooting. This was reported in the press center of the Donbas conflict headquarters in Facebook.
"On 8 March 2018 in the city of Slovyansk, Donetsk region, the hooligan actions of two servicemen of the Armed Forces of Ukraine led to the use of firearms by them. The servicemen were detained, "the report said.
It is noted that at present the bodies of the National Police of Ukraine and the Military Service of the Law Enforcement of the Armed Forces of Ukraine within the framework of the official investigation are clarifying the circumstances that led to this. It is noted that upon completion of the official investigation, the perpetrators will be brought to justice.
Law enforcers did not comment on this information.
Earlier, the General Staff of the Armed Forces stated that non-combat casualties in the course of the Anti-Terrorist Operation amounted to 927 servicemen. It was also reported that since the beginning of the conflict in the east of Ukraine (since April 2014), 2,278 Ukrainian military personnel have died.