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 One Ukrainian soldier killed, four wounded yesterday, - ATO speaker

One Ukrainian soldier was killed in the Donbas yesterday in explosions of the ammunition in Svatove, the Luhansk region.

This was announced by Presidential Administration representative on ATO matters, Colonel Andrii Lysenko at a daily briefing, Censor.NET reports.

Yesterday at 7:30 p.m., explosion of ammunition at the Ukrainian Army storage in Svatove town, the Luhansk region, caused fire. The accident killed one soldier and wounded two. Civilian casualties include one person killed and one wounded. 35 high-rise buildings near the storage have been damaged.

According to preliminary information, the accident might have been caused by a terrorist act. The Security Service of Ukraine initiated a criminal proceeding.

See more: Explosions in Svatove ruined numerous houses in town, - Interior Ministry. PHOTOS

No enemy shelling of the Ukrainian positions was recorded yesterday. At the same time, militants fired randomly at front line strong points of the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) forces.

Ukrainian border guards serving at Zolote and Marinka control points informed of small arms and grenade launchers fire sounding from the occupied territory.

In Syze village, Stanytsia Luhanska district, the Luhansk region, two Ukrainian soldiers received injuries by having tripped a mine while demining the territory.

Near Novotroitske checkpoint a man tripped a wire. He was delivered to Volnovakha central hospital with shrapnel wounds in his leg.
 
 
 
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