Five others were injured.
In the zone of the Antiterrorist operation in the East of Ukraine for the day, according to preliminary data, nine Ukrainian soldiers were killed and five wounded. This was at a briefing in Kyiv on Thursday July 20, said the speaker of the Ministry of defense of the ATO Andrei Lysenko.
According to him, the shelling of Krasnohorivka, killing four soldiers of the APU, one in the shelling of Marinka and one in the direction of Donetsk.
“Today at 4.00 in the morning, Russian occupation forces opened fire from mortars, artillery, tanks and systems Grad-P (Partisan) in the area Krasnogorovka. According to preliminary information, the ATO forces sustained losses of 4 killed and 2 wounded… Another soldier was killed in the shelling of Novgorod, in the Donetsk direction,” – said Lysenko.
In addition, according to Lysenko, just three soldiers were killed in the bombing by an explosive device.
“In novotoshkovke a group of soldiers was blown up by an explosive device, killing three soldiers were killed and three wounded,” he said.
According to him, as at 11.20 on Thursday with the beginning of the day in the area ATO in the East of Ukraine recorded 14 attacks by the separatists, with 8 of them being heavy weapons.
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