One Ukrainian Armed Forces officer died as a result of the battle in Kruta Balka area. This was reported by the press center of the ATO headquarters in Facebook.
“A clash between one of the ATO military units and Russia-backed militants occurred in Kruta Balka settlement area yesterday at around 15:00. The battle lasted around 30 minutes and due to the coordinated actions of the ATO units the enemy had to back off,” the message says.
Earlier it was reported that militants shelled ATO positions 50 times for the past day and night. An armed clash occurred in Kruta Balka area.