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 According to Preliminary Data, 10 Soldiers Killed after Shelling in Shakhtarsk (Update)

According to a preliminary data, 14 Ukrainian soldiers were killed as a result of fire from an ambush during the relocation in Shakhtarsk of the Donetsk region.

Press officer of the ATO Oleksii Dmytrashkivskyi told this to Interfax-Ukraine, Censor.NET reports.

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"The information about 21 killed is inaccurate. The number is now being checked. According to a preliminary data, there are 14 killed. 10 people are identified, about 4 others, it is still unclear if they are separatists or ours soldiers," Dmytrashkivskyi said.

According to him, they are currently negotiating transfer of dead and wounded.

The press officer said that the unit was relocating, when it was ambushed and came under fire. Dmytrashkivskyi also stressed that "the terrorists also suffered heavy losses in the area."

As it was reported earlier, a convoy of Ukrainian paratroopers was ambushed near Shakhtarsk.

 
 
 
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