From 18 December on the arc Svetlodarsk killed 9 Ukrainian military

С 18 декабря на Светлодарской дуге погибли 9 украинских военных

The headquarters of the antiterrorist operation (ATO) said the death of a soldier, presumed prisoners of war, near Svetlodarsk of Donetsk region. About this “Ukrainian news” said the speaker of the Ministry of defence of the ATO Andrei Lysenko.

“I confirm this information”, – he said.

Note, as reported by APU officer with the Callsign “Dome” in the video posted by the press center of staff ATO in Faceboook, during the recent aggravation of the situation under Svetlodarsk killed 9 Ukrainian military, 35 were wounded, and 17 wounded and 11 were injured.

“To date, none of our prisoner on their side, not. As well and prisoners we have,” – said the fighter.

We will remind, on December 18, the result of the battle on the arc Svetlodarsk 5 Ukrainian servicemen were killed. After a few days it was reported that the militants tried to break through the defense of the APU in that direction. Later, the head of the NSDC Oleksandr Turchynov said that the Ukrainian side took the offensive and occupied new positions on the arc Svetlodarsk.

December 21, participants of the Trilateral contact group on settling the situation in Donbas have confirmed their intentions to cease fire from 00:00 on 24 December. On December 21, said the OSCE representative at the talks, Martin Sajdik.