Eight militants killed, 35 wounded in Donbas within week – Ukraine Def. Ministry

16:48, 14 August 2017
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Ukraine's Defense Ministry speaker for Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) issues Oleksandr Motuzianyk says eight Russian-backed occupiers have been killed and another 35 wounded in the Donbas conflict zone over the past week.


"According to the Ukrainian Defense Ministry's Main Intelligence Directorate, the enemy's losses amounted to eight dead and 35 wounded occupiers within the past week," he told a briefing in Kyiv on Monday, August 14.

Read alsoEscalation in Donbas: Ukraine reports 5 WIA's on Aug 11"The lion's share of the enemy losses was recorded near the town of Avdiyivka and the southern part of the Mariupol sector, where the militants traditionally behave most impudently and hence are exposed to accurate fire or become victims of their own carelessness," Motuzianyk added.

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