The Ukrainian military suffered losses when trying to break through defense of the armed forces of the self-proclaimed Luhansk people’s Republic near the village of Zholobok. On Wednesday, June 7, said the official representative of the LPR militia Andrey Marochko, reports RIA Novosti.
«The result of an attempt to break the APU the enemy suffered losses of up to ten people,» said Marochko, noting that the LC is dead, there is one wounded.
The Ukrainian side, for its part, blamed the worsening situation in the area of the Groove of the separatists.
As reported by the press center of staff ATO on his page in the social network Facebook, during the day the enemy attempted to seize strong points of forces of anti-terrorist operation by extending the bridgehead near S. Groove, using heavy artillery and mortars. All attempts by separatists to seize Ukrainian positions had been reflected, the Agency UNIAN.
Losses of militants amount to 25 people – 11 of them killed, according to the ATO headquarters.