Over the past day, 7 militants of illegal armed groups and three others were injured in ATO zone in Donbass, the press service of the Chief Directorate of Intelligence of the Ukrainian Defence Ministry reports.
“One militant was killed and three others injured on April 17. They were the soldiers of the 11th separate motorized rifle regiment (Makeyevka) AK 1 (Donetsk) of the Russian Armed Forces, operating as part of sabotage and reconnaissance groups. Six more soldiers of the 4th separate motorized rifle brigade (Alchevsk) 2 AA (Lugansk) of the RF Armed Forces were killed in the explosive demolition of ammunition close to the village of Pervomayskoe," the intelligence service reports.
In addition, a sniper (‘Jupiter’ call sign) of the 7th separate motorized rifle regiment was killed on Friday, April 15.
According to the Chief Directorate of Intelligence of the Ukrainian Defence Ministry, the enemy plans to intensify attacks on ATO forces positions with the use of artillery close to the villages of Avdeevka, Peski, Krasnogorovka and Marinka in the near future.