Four Ukrainian soldiers killed over past day in the Donbass. On Sunday, June 11, announced the press center of staff ATO (anti — terrorist operation in Kiev called military operation in the Donbass) on his page in Facebook.
“As a result of enemy mortar fire killed four soldiers of the armed forces of Ukraine, three of them — the result of a direct hit mines. In addition, four of our soldier received gunshot wounds of varying severity, three were battle injuries”, — stated in the publication.
April 13 at the combat zone in the Donbass, two Ukrainian servicemen were killed due to careless handling of weapons.
The armed conflict in the Donbass began in the spring of 2014 after the attempt of the new Kiev authorities the power to suppress speech in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions. The parties have repeatedly declared about the truce, however, to completely stop the fighting until now has failed. According to the UN, the confrontation resulted in the killing more than 9.5 thousand people.