The battle on the arc Svetlodarsk: five dead

Бой на Светлодарской дуге: пять погибших

A serious military clash occurred in the area of ATO.

In the area Svetlodarsk arc separatists tried to get the advanced units of the Ukrainian Armed forces from their positions, reported the press center of the ATO.

According to confirmed intelligence of the enemy’s losses amounted to about 20 men killed and 30 wounded, the loss of the APU – five dead and six wounded.

“During the two-hour fight our units the skilled actions caused the rebels defeat”, – stated in the message press center.

As of now the fight is over, but the shelling continued from 120-mm artillery.

At the same time, the TV channel “1 + 1” journalist, who is now in the area of ATO, said about 30 Ukrainian servicemen were wounded in shelling by separatists on the arc Svetlodarsk.

“We were on duty near one of the hospitals in the ATO zone, which is now dumped wounded from Svetlodarsk arc. There are now fierce fighting. According to the latest information that we now have 5 dead, 26 injured taken to hospital”, – said the journalist.

She also noted that at least four of the wounded are not yet able to take because of the fighting.

At the same time, DPR Ukrainskie military attempted a breakthrough in the area of Debaltsevo. According to them, the loss of the APU up to 10 people.

Recall that for the last day separatists 40 times fired at positions of the Ukrainian military.