Three Ukrainian reconnaissance officers killed in mortar attack

13:33, 30 May 2016
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A group of Ukrainian reconnaissance officers came under mortar fire in the Mariupol "M" sector, three of them were killed and one was seriously wounded, according to the TSN television news service.

Photo from UNIAN

The press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters has not commented on these casualties yet.

Meanwhile, eight paratroopers have recently been hospitalized from the Avdiyivka industrial zone. One of them, a 20-years-old soldier, is in the most serious condition as he was wounded in his head.

Read alsoRussian proxies attack Ukraine 25 times in last day"His health condition is serious, but stable. He has a mine-blast trauma, his temporal lobe was damaged, his condition is stable, but requires further additional examination," neurosurgeon from the 66th military field hospital Ihor Tymofiychuk said.

Another four soldiers have injured limbs, the journalists talked to one of them. He said he had got a shrapnel wound caused by an automatic grenade launcher.

Out of the hospitalized fighters, five have been evacuated to Dnipro.

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