The Ministry of Defense confirmed losses in the ranks of Armed Forces of Ukraine over the past day in the area of Donbas conflict. As a result of military operations, one soldier was killed and three were injured. This was reported by the Defense Ministry's Speaker on anti-terrorist operation issues Andriy Lysenko during the briefing.
"Over the past day, one Ukrainian serviceman was killed and three injured as a result of hostilities. As reported earlier, our soldier died while repulsing an attack on the Bakhmut route. We express condolences to the relatives and friends of the deceased, "he said.
Lysenko did not give details of the combat encounter with the enemy's reconnaissance group, but specified that the servicemen received injuries during the shelling of militants: one in Kamyanka and two in Shyrokine.
Earlier, the headquarters of the ATO stated that in the Novotoshkovske area, a group of militants tried unsuccessfully to approach the positions of Ukrainian forces. During these military operations, one Ukrainian soldier died.
In total, during the past day, the pro-Russian militants violated the truce 35 times.