This is stated by the ATO press center, Censor.NET reports.
A terrorist saboteur-reconnaissance group, which included a sniper, tried to approach the ATO positions at night. However, the Ukrainian military time noticed the saboteurs and using automatic weapons drove the militants into a minefield. 11 terrorists were neutralized and two saboteurs were taken prisoner.
The ATO press center reports that one of the saboteurs is a citizen of Russia, and the rest were trained in Russian military camps.
It was reported earlier that on Dec. 25 the terrorists carried out 16 attacks on the positions of the anti-terrorist operation.