Nearby Volnovakha battles took place, killing 8 Ukrainian military - media

2014-05-22 08:08 AM
In the Donetsk region Volnovaha during clashes between rebels and forces ATO.

Reported by Media group coordinator resistance D. TIMCHUK.

“The forces of ATO is dead. (..) In Volnovaha, to our knowledge, Ukrainian security forces killed 8, wounded 18,” - said it in his Facebook.

Timchuk notes that Volnovaha is far enough away (100 km) off the regular zone terrorist action - Slovyansk and Kramatorska.

“Given the fact which is currently concentrated in the area of ​​ATO sufficient forces and means involved in the operation, again the question arises of efficiency and competency management ATO “, - said the journalist.

The Defense Ministry confirmed the fact of fighting near Volnovakha.

“Near the city in the Donetsk region Volnovaha terrorists cunningly, ambush, opened fire from massed small arms, hand grenades and anti-tank mortar checkpoint where soldiers served one of the military units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine”, - reported in the department.

“When firing one of the charges resulted in a military machine that was at the checkpoint, which resulted in an explosion of ammunition. There are dead and wounded, “- said in a statement.

number of dead and injured is not uchtonyuetsya. Vodnocha Interfax-Ukraine, citing sources in the Ministry of Defence confirms the death of eight soldiers.

On attack on the Ukrainian military in the area of ​​regional landscape park “Forest Park”, which is near Volnovakha also said portal Islands.

“Between Velykoanadolem (Olginka) and Volodymyrivka today early in the morning of the 6th gunmen shot DNR Ukrainian military. Arrived at Collector Car “Private”, fired from grenade launchers and MANPADS guns. Soldiers were about 30, 3 BTR or BMP “- quoted Portal words of one witness.

He said the local police attack did not mind.

” Tonight in Olhintsi Volnovakha area shot our soldiers. Place them was not allowed (at night - Ed.), They launched the camp, 30 people. 2 night drove the jeep and 2 collector cars and shot them, “- said another source portal.

Press Secretary Prosecutor’s Office of the Southern region of Ukraine for the observance of laws in the military sphere Aksenov Paul has announced an investigation of the incident.

“Yes, there was an attack on a checkpoint. Opened criminal proceedings under Part 3 of Article 258 (act of terrorism that resulted in death) and part 2 of Article 425 (negligence) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine “, - he said.

reported earlier that in the region of Rubezhnoye and 4:00 Lysychansk are ongoing clashes between soldiers of the National Guard of Ukraine with the so-called “Army of the southeast.” During the fighting was blown bridge over the river Seversky Donets.

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