Three Ukrainian soldiers killed near Zaitseve – Defense Ministry

Three Ukrainian soldiers killed near Zaitseve – Defense Ministry

Three 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 Oleksandr Motuzianyk said this at a press briefing on Monday, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

“Yesterday at about 11 p.m., three our soldiers were killed near Zaitseve as a result of attacks launched by Russian-backed terrorist groups,” he said.

Motuzianyk added that Russian-backed militants violated the ceasefire 14 times. The Ukrainian Armed Forces returned fire 7 times using weapons that are not prohibited by the Minsk agreements.


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