Day in the ATO: one soldier killed, four wounded
The area of the ATO
One Ukrainian soldier was killed and four others wounded in the ATO area during the day.
One serviceman of the Armed forces of Ukraine were killed and 4 others wounded over the past day in the zone of the antiterrorist operation in the East of the country, said the speaker of the Ministry of defence on ATO Col.
“Over the past day in the fighting, one Ukrainian soldier was killed and four were wounded”, – he said at a briefing on Thursday in Kiev.
A. Motuzyanik informed that at the Lugansk direction the epicenter of the fighting was the settlement Crimea, where the enemy was shelling the positions of ATO forces 3 hours, releasing about 70 mortar shells. Also occasional provocations took place in the Popasnyansky area and Lobacheve. Just a day in this area recorded 6 provocations .
In the direction of Donetsk in Svetlodarsk arc enemy sniper worked in the area of zaytsevo and Verhnetoretskogo the enemy used small arms. In Novoselivka-1 in about 3.5 hours illegal armed groups fired with small arms and mortars. Also fighters about 9 o’clock conducted mortar shelling of Avdiivka industrial zone, 10 shots fired from a tank. As a result of the shelling of residential districts of the Town, one house was destroyed in a fire caused by the shell hit, 8 damaged. In the district of Donetsk airport the enemy used small arms. In just the past day in Donetsk direction occurred on 15 enemy attacks.
On the Mariupol direction the situation remains complex in the area of Water and Shirokino, the enemy used small arms, mortars occasionally. In Maryinsky district was quiet in Novotroickoe the sniper worked. Just a day in this area, there were 28 enemy attacks, 2 of them using heavy weapons.