Five troops wounded, another five injured as Russian proxies in Donbas hit Ukrainian supply truck

19:10, 16 January 2019
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“Yes, we are aware of the incident, now a medical team is working at the site, providing necessary assistance to those affected," Sarantsev said, according to Obozrevatel.

Later on Wednesday, Commander of the 72nd Separate Motorized Brigade, Ruslan Tatus, elaborated on today's enemy attack.

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“As measures were taken as part of logistical support of the Brigade on food and water delivery at one of the strongholds of the military unit, the enemy hit the Ural truck with an anti-tank missile, also hitting the military who were unloading the cargo,” the Commander said.

According to Tatus, as a result of the shelling, five soldiers were wounded with two of them being in serious condition, while another five troops sustained injuries.

There is no threat to life of the soldiers affected, according to the official, who added that the military have been provided medical assistance and evacuated to hospitals.

As UNIAN reported earlier, Russia's hybrid military forces mounted five attacks on Ukrainian army positions in Donbas on Tuesday, with one Ukrainian soldier reported as wounded in action.

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