The forces of the antiterrorist operation will give the enemy the body of the gunman, who was killed recently during an attack on the stronghold of Armed forces of Ukraine.
On this day, may 8, the press center of staff ATO in Facebook.
It is noted that recently one of the strong points of ATO forces in Mariupol direction approached a group of militants who opened fire on Ukrainian defenders.
«The attack represented a direct threat to the life and health of our soldiers and our soldiers used their weapons. The result of these actions, the enemy’s fire ceased. One of the attackers was killed and his accomplices, leaving the dead body, retreated», — said at the headquarters.
Currently, representatives of the group of civil-military cooperation and the leadership of the ATO organize the transfer of the body of the fighter on the enemy temporarily not controlled by Ukraine.
«This case is another indication that illegal armed groups continue to violate the Minsk agreements and to ignore peace initiatives that were announced by the President of Ukraine. Thus they proved the intention to cause the escalation of the conflict», — stated in the message.
At the same time, stress in the headquarters of ATO, Ukrainian military units unconditionally comply with the Minsk agreements and rules of international humanitarian law.
«Transfer of the body of the dead enemy — another proof of that and a gesture of good will on the part of the Ukrainian government and army,» — said in the headquarters.
We will remind, for last days the enemy 12 times fired at positions of forces ATO.
Yesterday ATO headquarters in the evening Bulletin reported eight attacks at Ukrainian strongholds.
The body of the gunman, who was killed in an attack on a strong point of the APU, will pass on the uncontrolled territory — the headquarters of ATO 08.05.2016