12 wounded ATO soldiers from Maryinka taken to Dnipropetrovsk hospitals

20:50, 03 June 2015
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The condition of two Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) soldiers is serious; they are connected to an artificial lung device, according to an adviser to the Dnipropetrovsk governor.


Twelve wounded soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine from the town of Maryinka in Donetsk region have been delivered by special vehicles and by air to Dnipropetrovsk today, Wednesday, Tetiana Huba, an adviser to the Dnipropetrovsk region's governor, told reporters, an UNIAN correspondent reported.

"Special buses have brought 11 people, including five injured soldiers, from the 66th military field hospital to Dnipropetrovsk today. Seven soldiers have been transported by air. The condition of two of them is serious; they're connected to an artificial lung device. The wounded were admitted to the Mechnikov regional hospital, a military hospital and municipal hospital No. 16," she said.

As UNIAN reported earlier, the Russian-backed terrorists launched a large-scale offensive on the Ukrainian positions; the fierce fighting broke out near the towns of Maryinka and Krasnohorivka near the city of Donetsk.

In the past night, Russian-backed militants attacked Maryinka and Krasnohorivka about 40 times with the use of heavy weapons.

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