"The militants shelled checkpoints aroundSloviansk with small arms, automatic grenade launchers AGS-17, andmortars during the day, ignoring the peace plan to resolve thesituation in the east of Ukraine. There are no casualties among ourtroops," he wrote.
"The militants attack on the fortified positions of the ATOforces in eastern Ukraine, which guard and defend the state borderin a particular area in order to prevent a militants' breakthroughin Ukraine, ended with losses. As a result of a mortar and antitankguided missiles attack, an APC was damaged, two Ukrainian soldiersreceived fatal injuries and three others were wounded. The injuredsoldiers are now in a medical facility receiving appropriateassistance," the ATO Headquarters says.