Six Ukrainian soldiers wounded in ATO zone in past day

Six Ukrainian soldiers wounded in ATO zone in past day

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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