"Today, on June 17, about 6.30 pm, in the area of responsibility of the North tactical force as a result of targeted shelling by Russian terrorist forces of positions of our divisions, near the settlement of Novotoshkovskoye, the serviceman of Armed Forces of Ukraine received a bullet wound," the message says.
It is noted that the soldier was transported to a medical institution after first aid. The condition of the serviceman is moderately grave.
Officials of the military unit and the rapid response team of the military law enforcement service of the Armed Forces of Ukraine are working at the scene.
As it was reported earlier, on June 17, Russian mercenaries landed three attacks on Ukrainian positions in Donbas combat area. No Ukrainian defenders were killed or wounded in action.