"Terrorists have hit another low. They fired at unarmed Ukrainian military convoy of the 72nd brigade (195 people), who were returning from the territory of the Russian Federation," the statement says.
The press center reminds that on a day before part of the ATO military forces after prolonged shelling from tanks, heavy artillery, BM-21 Grad, and running out of ammunition were forced to retreat into the territory of the Russian Federation. Before leaving, they blew up the remains of military vehicles and equipment and destroyed their weapons.
"The occupants probably knew about itinerary of the convoy. Their cowardly attack was aimed at discrediting the ATO forces command and state leaders," the press center ads.
During the shelling of the 72nd brigade soldiers near Olhynka there were no losses.
This is reported by the ATO headquarters.
"The ATO headquarters has just received information that after the shooting at the convoy of unarmed Ukrainian servicemen of the 72nd brigade (195 people), who were returning from the Russian Federation there are NO LOSSES," the statement says.
"All our guys are alive and well! They are now continue marching to a certain area," the statement says.