(MENAFN - UkrinForm) Two servicemen of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, who were thought to have been killed during a clash with the enemy near Krymske in Luhansk region on November 24, are alive, the press center of the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) headquarters has reported.
"Good news from the area of the ATO. Two servicemen of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, who were believed to have been killed during a clash with the enemy near Krymske yesterday, thanks to their own combat experience and training skills, went out from shelling and returned to their units," the statement reads.
In total, 17 ceasefire violations by occupiers have been recorded along the entire contact line over the past 24 hours. The Ukrainian Armed Forces servicemen fired back in more than half of cases.
"As a result of enemy attacks, there have been no losses among Ukrainian soldiers over the past 24 hours," reads the report.
In the Luhansk sector, from the evening, the Russian occupation troops grossly violated the Minsk agreements at the Svitlodarsk Bulge. Ukrainian soldiers came under fire from 120mm mortars near Novoluhanske. Illegal armed groups also repeatedly fired from mortars, grenade launchers, infantry fighting vehicles and small arms at the defenders of Luhanske. The enemy opened fire Several times on Ukrainian soldiers near Lozove.
In the Donetsk sector, Russian mercenaries used 82mm mortars near Pisky, large-caliber machine guns and small arms near Avdiyivka and Butivka mine, as well as grenade launchers and infantry fighting vehicles on the outskirts of Berezove.