Ukrainian peacekeepers deter attacks of militants in DP Congo

17:51, 30 January 2019

Pilots of Ukrainian gunships, the members of UN peacekeeping mission conducted a successful operation in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The Defence Ministry said that over the past three months, the crews of Mi-24 Hind gunships completed almost 1,500 combat missions.

They fought the local mercenaries who attacked the local military, UN peacekeepers and members of humanitarian organizations that combat the ongoing spell of Ebola virus. The illegal armed units also attacked local residents. None of the Ukrainian peacekeepers were hurt in these attacks.