Five Ukrainian soldiers killed, eight wounded in ATO zone in last day

Five Ukrainian soldiers killed, eight wounded in ATO zone in last day

Five Ukrainian soldiers were killed in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) zone in eastern Ukraine over the past day.

Ukrainian Defense Ministry's Spokesperson for ATO issues Andriy Lysenko said this at a press briefing on Friday, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

“Five Ukrainian soldiers were killed as a result of combat actions over the past day. In particular, one serviceperson was shot dead by a sniper near Novhorodske, three were killed near Krasnohorivka, another one was killed as a result of enemy attacks on the position Butovka mine. Eight Ukrainian soldiers were wounded, of whom seven – near Krasnohorivka, and one – near the Butovka mine,” Lysenko said.

In addition, according to the Defense Ministry's spokesperson, one Ukrainian soldier was taken prisoner.


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