In the past days in zone anti-terrorist operation the dead among the Ukrainian servicemen no, three soldiers were injured.
On this day, November 20, the speaker said the Ministry of defense of Ukraine on ATO Colonel Alexander Motuzyanyk during a press briefing at the Ukrainian crisis media center.
«Over the past day in the fighting no one Ukrainian soldier was killed and three were injured. All of them are already in the hospitals and receive medical care», — said the speaker.
According to the soldiers and volunteers, November 19, in the Sand died head of the intelligence unit of 128 mountain-infantry Ombre Kostyantin Shramko. This was announced on his Facebook page.
In the zone of the antiterrorist operation militants continue to use heavy weapons against the Ukrainian military.
«The situation in the ATO area remains tense. The militants actively used heavy weapons prohibited by the Minsk agreements, mainly in the dark,» said Motuzyanyk.
According to him, in Lugansk towards the Russian occupation troops have committed a series of provocations in the Novoaydarsky and Popasnyansky districts, opened fire from small arms and grenade launchers. From 10 PM in the course went heavy weapons. The enemy fired 82 — and 120-mm mortars near Novozvanovka and Crimea, and in General released 20 min.
On Donetsk the direction hot spots remain Donetsk airport area, which includes Avdeevka, Experienced, and the position of «mine Butovka», and the area of the village of Lugansk, which is located on the arc Svetlodarsk.
«Militants concentrated their fire on the Ukrainian positions near Avdeevka and Experienced. It has released 235 min. Each mortar attack by the militants were accompanied by fire from light weapons. Another armed provocation recorded near zaitsevo,» said the speaker.
According to the defense Ministry, on the Mariupol direction is fixed by the greatest activity of militants during the day, almost all the attacks were from heavy weapons or armored vehicles, including tanks and infantry fighting vehicles.
Under heavy fire came Shirokino – here the invaders opened fire 152-mm artillery, 120 mm mortars and tanks. Mortar attacks have also been recorded near Marinka, Krasnogorovka, Talakivka and Water, and near Pavlopolya militants twice made the shelling of the BMP.
We will note, yesterday also Shirokino fired from tanks.
The ATO headquarters reported three of the wounded volunteers of the dead in the Sands of the fighter. The situation is tense at the front 20.11.2016