Seven Ukrainian soldiers killed in Donbas in last 24 hours

Source : 112 Ukraine

At least nine troops have been wounded
14:41, 24 May 2016

Data on casualties from Donbas conflict has been provided by the Secretary of National Security and Defense Council, Oleksandr Turchynov, reports press service of the Council.

‘7 Ukrainian soldiers died and 9 were wounded in east Ukraine conflict over the past day’, - Turchynov said, adding, that it’s the highest number of casualties over the past year.

‘The responsibility for the military provocations must be placed on political and military authorities of the Russian Federation, which constantly sabotage peaceful settlement of the conflict’, - Turchynov said.

Earlier, Oleksandr Turchynov stated, that increase of weapon supply and more frequent drone flights over Donbas prove the assumption, that Russia is ready to increase military aggression in the area: ‘Moreover, a more frequent use of drones by Russia has been reported over the past month’.

Related: Turchynov: “History taught us the aggressor can’t be pacified”

Related: Ukraine will continue to increase its defense capabilities, - Turchynov

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