"As a result of fighting, two [Ukrainian] servicemen were killed in action (KIA), five were wounded (WIA), one is reported missing in action (MIA), the ATO HQ wrote on Facebook.

Information about the enemy's losses is being verified.

Ukrainian envoy to the Joint Center for Control and Co-ordination (JCCC) Borys Kremenetsky earlier reported new escalation in Donbas.

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