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 Media: Paratroopers from Mykolaiv Were Ambushed near Sloviansk. There are Dead and Wounded

The servicemen of the 79th separate airmobile brigade involved in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions, suffered losses during the battles with the militants on the border with Russia.

The airborne brigade units from Mykolaiv were ambushed in the evening on June 12, Censor.NET reports citing NikVesti.

The editors have information about two dead and at least two dozen of wounded.

Yurii Biriukov, the volunteer fundraising for Ukrainian military equipment, also reported of two dead and 21 wounded. He wrote about this on his page on Facebook.

Biriukov also added that the battle hasn't stopped as of 20:12. The Twitter user Patriot posted at 22:47 that paratroopers from Mykolaiv were ambushed near Sloviansk and provided the same figures of the victims: 2 killed and 21 wounded.

The website Prestupnosti.NET informs citing its own sources that the number of injured is 25 and the battle is taking place on the border of Ukraine and the Russian Federation, which is considerably remote from the Sloviansk

Meanwhile, journalist Yurii Butusov wrote on his Facebook page the details of the battle where soldiers from the 79th separate airmobile brigade were killed

The Ukrainian troops suffered heavy losses during the break through of the area fortified by the Russian mercenaries. The division of the 79th airmobile brigade of Mykolaiv were ambushed. The reconnaissance units of the 3rd Special Forces Regiment of Kirovohrad also had to endure a fierce battle, he wrote.

The 79th separate airborne brigade is based in Mykolaiv. It is an essential component of the Ukrainian Army.

 
 
 
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