Six Ukrainian soldiers wounded in ATO zone in past day

14.06.2016 13:34 278

No Ukrainian soldiers were killed, but six servicemen were wounded in anti-terrorist operation (ATO) zone in eastern Ukraine over the past day.

Presidential Administration Spokesperson for ATO issues, Colonel Andriy Lysenko said this at a briefing in Kyiv, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

“There were no losses among Ukrainian servicemen, but six were wounded as a result of combat actions over the past day. This took place in the area of Avdiivka and Mariynka during attacks,” Lysenko said.

Colonel Lysenko also informed about casualties among Russian-backed militants.

“Losses among the militants over the past twenty-four hours: four were killed and three were wounded. They were all from three subdivisions of the so-called Donetsk People’s Republics, who  participated in subversive and spy groups on Mariupol direction and carried out mortar attacks on the ATO forces in Avdiivka industrial area,” Lysenko said.


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