As a result of fight the Ukrainian military managed to capture two of the RPG-7 grenade launcher, several Kalashnikov rifles.
During clashes near Krasnogorovka (Donetsk region) Ukrainian military eliminated six militants, eight more got wounds.
This was announced by the speaker of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine on ATO Colonel Andrei Lysenko.
According to him, the losses among the Ukrainian military – three dead, seven wounded, one was captured.
July 20 around 1:30 the Russian occupation troops launched a powerful ninety-minute shelling of Ukrainian troops in the area Krasnogorovka of mortars of various calibers and 122 mm artillery. Around 4:00 two sabotage-reconnaissance groups (DRG), consisting of 15-20 people, with the support of artillery fire and mortars and four tanks, attacked the front line of the ATO.
Seeing the enemy group, Ukrainian soldiers opened fire in the direction of the enemy. Under the onslaught of massed rifle fire from the positions of Ukrainian soldiers, the enemy was forced to withdraw. At the same time the occupants opened fire from the cover of tanks, mortars and portable Grad-Guerrillas in order to cover their retreat. As a result of actions of the Ukrainian military position could be protected.
About six o’clock in the density of enemy fire from heavy weapons has declined. For the evacuation of wounded soldiers arrived a group of military medics. One of the mines exploded near a medical vehicle.
As a result of fight the Ukrainian military managed to capture two of the RPG-7 grenade launcher, several Kalashnikov rifles and a large quantity of ammunition for both weapons. Also during care of the occupants left a few individual dressing packages. “All these facts testify to the active participation of the Russian Federation in the conflict in the East of Ukraine”, – said Lysenko.
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