Three Ukrainian military wounded in ATO area overnight. The fighters destroy each other «friendly fire»

Three Ukrainian servicemen were injured in the zone of the antiterrorist operation in the East of the country over the past day, said the speaker of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine on ATO Col.

The fighters destroy each other «friendly fire» — intelligence

«Over the past day in the fighting no one Ukrainian soldier was killed and three were injured, this happened in the area of the settlement Popasnaya», — he said at a briefing on Friday in Kiev.

According to the Department of communication of the police of the Luhansk region, the militants were beaten 21 times in the surrounding settlements of the Popasnyansky area. As a result of shelling injured soldiers from the National guard of Ukraine and Armed forces of Ukraine (total number of three people). The wounded were hospitalized in the hospital with gunshot and shrapnel wounds.

Motuzyanik informed that at the Lugansk direction the epicenter of the fighting was Novozvanivka. During the day the enemy had there 16 attacks of positions of forces ATO. Thus before dark, the militants mainly used small arms, and since the sunset is traditionally passed on is where you fired 15 shells. It was restless on the arc Svetlodarsk and in the Trinity. The intensity of enemy attacks on these lines was much less, however, the enemy used mortars day and night. In just the past day in this area occurred on 26 of enemy attacks, more than a third of which have heavy weapons.

In the direction of Donetsk remains difficult situation in the area of Avdeyevka industrial area. The militants actively used machine guns, grenade launchers and fired over 70 mortar shells. Also in the neighboring industrial zone of Kamenka and the position of the «mine «Putilovskaya» there were a number of enemy attacks, including mortar. In addition, the enemy used mortars in the area of zaytsevo. In just the past day in Donetsk direction the enemy took place on 16 attacks, most of them use mortars.

On the Mariupol direction in the area of Marinka — Krasnogorovka was much calmer than a day earlier. Not recorded a single case of use by the enemy of Minsk agreements prohibited weapons.

«A similar reduction in the intensity of fighting was observed in the front section of Pavlopol, Shirokino, where most of the shelling was with the use of small arms and indirect fire. Militants used mortars rather to provoke our defenders. As a consequence, no single shell fell into our positions,» said Matusevich.

In just the past day on the Mariupol direction the enemy fired at ATO forces 36 times.

And for the past day militants fired a total of 78 attacks on Ukrainian military positions in the Donbas. Wounded three Ukrainian military. This morning, January 13, reported the press center of the ATO.

The fighters destroy each other «friendly fire» — intelligence

During 11-12 January 2017 illegal armed formations on the Donbass suffered non-combat losses, one of the militants was killed while cleaning a heavy machine gun. About it reports on Friday, the Main intelligence Department of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine in Facebook.

«On January 12 at 3 infantry brigade (Gorlovka) 1 army corps (AK) of the Armed forces of the Russian Federation during the cleaning a heavy machine gun, due to violation of the order of disassembly of weapons, was killed by members of machine-gun brigade,» the message reads.

It is also noted that on 11 January in one of the illegal armed formations in the Donbas killed one and injured three militants as a result of erroneous shelling of its positions.

«January 11, detachment from the structure of 11 separate motorized rifle regiment (Kiev) 1 AK of the armed forces carried out the erroneous shelling the advanced positions of their own divisions, which killed one and injured three soldiers of the regiment», — stated in the message.

Temporarily not controlled by Ukrainian authorities territories of Donbass illegal government stepped up forced conscription among the students of technical secondary and higher educational institutions.

«In connection with a significant shortage of personnel and units 1 (Donetsk) and 2 (Lugansk) AK of the armed forces, which is associated with the mass desertion of the Russian troops, the occupation command of intensified forcible recruitment drive among the population of the temporarily occupied territories of Donetsk and Lugansk regions, including at the expense of students of technical secondary and higher educational institutions», — stated in the message.

It is noted that the period of preparation of young recruits for all military specialties in the training centers is reduced. As a result, a growing number of non-combat losses related to the poor training of recruits.

Earlier it was reported that the Russian military are in the Donbas, causing yourself intentionally bodily harm to avoid involvement in the fighting.

«In the units 1 (Donetsk) and 2 (Lugansk) AK territorial army Centre (Nottingham), southern (Rostov-on-don) the armed forces the trend to reduce the morale of personnel because of unsatisfactory conditions of service, significant losses and inadequate financial support. Starting December 31, 2016, subdivisions 1 and 2 AK occupation forces noted more than 20 cases of causing intentional damage to the body parts of the soldiers for the purpose of evasion from participation in hostilities and military service», — stated in the message of the Gur on Wednesday, January 4.

Three Ukrainian military wounded in ATO area overnight. The fighters destroy each other «friendly fire» 13.01.2017

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