"Casualties have reached 615 over the entire period of the hostilities: 173 servicemen have died and 446 have been injured," the press center said in a report posted on Facebook on Thursday morning.
On July 9 at 11.40 pm, an Ural truck came under machine gun fire near the town of Muratove, Luhansk region, the report said. "The truck was ambushed. One serviceman was killed and three were injured," the press service reported.
On July 10 at 00.10 am, a roadblock in the Luhansk region came under fire from an AGS-17 grenade launcher and automatic weapons. A militant was taken prisoner. The servicemen did not suffer any casualties.
At 01.00 am, the Ukrainian infantry engaged in a shootout with the militia near Siversk, the Donetsk region. Two mortar units were eliminated. Two servicemen were wounded, and a tank was damaged.
21.05 -21.15 pm - a checkpoint near the village of Sobolivka was fired from small arms. There are no losses of the Ukrainian forces.
21.30 pm - a BTR-80 infantry fighting vehicle was blown up by a land mine near Chervona Zoria of the Donetsk region. Two servicemen died and six were wounded.
21.15 -21. 50 - mortar and automatic gunfire was opened on the town of Dovzhanskyi from the village of Biriukove on Wednesday night. "Seven servicemen were wounded. Two of them are in a serious condition. Four of the injured are border guards," the press center said.