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 One of soldiers from the 54th Brigade injured by booby trap near Troitske is in critical condition, - ATO speaker

One of the Ukrainian servicemen from the group that tripped a booby trap in the Luhansk region yesterday is in critical condition.

Anti-terrorist operation (ATO) speaker in the Luhansk region Ruslan Tkachuk said on air of 112 Ukraine TV channel, Censor.NET reports.

"Four soldiers from Kyiv, Lviv, Chernihiv, and Kryvyi Rih have received penetrating shrapnel injuries. Three of the injured military were taken to the hospital in Artemivsk. Another one is in an uncooperative state in the hospital in Popasna in the Luhansk region," Tkachuk said.

Read more: Soldiers of 54th Brigade triggered booby trap in Troitske which killed one and wounded five of them, - Governor Tuka

At the same time there has been complete lull in battle in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) area in the Luhansk region for the last 10 days.

"The cease-fire was observed along the demarcation at the Luhansk and Artemivsk (Popasna district) directions as of 7 a.m. Sept. 11. No enemy UAV flights have been recorded. This truce lasts for about 10 days already," Tkachuk said.

He added that the Ukrainian servicemen will be involved in intense fire training in the shooting grounds of the Luhansk region over the next two weeks.

Read more: Second soldier from the 54th brigade who tripped a mine in Troitske died of received wounds, - Regional State Administration
 
 
 
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