Defense Ministry confirms 11 soldiers wounded and injured in ATO

Defense Ministry confirms 11 soldiers wounded and injured in ATO

Eleven Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) area in eastern Ukraine over the past day.

Ukrainian Defense Ministry's Spokesperson Maksym Prauta said this at a press briefing on Wednesday, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

"Seven our servicepersons were wounded in enemy shelling, another two suffered combat injuries. Also, when conducting engineer operations, two servicepersons were wounded in the explosion of an unknown object,” he said.

Prauta also added that the wounded soldiers were immediately taken to medical establishments. Two soldiers are in critical condition, three are in moderately severe condition, and the state of health of another six servicepersons is good.


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