This was reported at a Sunday briefing by NSDC spokesman Andrii Lysenko. According to him 50 soldiers were also injured.
"All the wounded were taken to hospitals, they received appropriate medical care," he said.
Earlier it was reported that over the past day the militants attacked the ATO forces 25 times near Luhansk, Donetsk, Avdiivka cities and Chervonopartyzansk, Marynivka, Spirne villages. ATO forces near Kamyshevakha village (Donetsk region) were also shelled from the Russian territory.