July 20, one Ukrainian soldier was captured by militants in the Donbas, the press center of the ATO headquarters reported.
“Over the day of July 20, 2017, as a result of the intensified enemy's actions, including the massive shelling of the positions of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, four Ukrainian servicemen were killed and one was taken prisoner. Seven of our defenders were injured.
The Armed Forces of Ukraine worthy repelled the attack of the enemy, who suffered significant losses to the dead and wounded,” the press center of the ATO headquarters noted.
Earlier in the morning of July 20, in the Krasnogorovka area of the Donetsk region, militants led a powerful attack on the Ukrainian positions and neighborhoods of the city. The Ukrainian Armed Forces suffered heavy losses - four fighters were killed. Residential areas of Krasnogorovka were affected as well.
Yesterday, July 19, the militants blew up a group of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, as a result of which three Ukrainian soldiers were killed and three were injured.
Thus, over two past days, seven servicemen of the Ukrainian Armed Forces were killed.