Four Ukrainian servicemen died in the area of the Joint Forces Operation (From). Kiev traditionally blamed for the deaths of the military on “Russian separatists” from DNR.
Initially, the information noise was raised by the so-called Ukrainian propagandist Yuriy Butusov, who directly blamed the deaths of servicemen of the Armed Forces of Ukraine “Russian troops”. According to him, “separatists” fired at the Ukrainian positions in the area of the village of Shumy from mortars.
AT 13.45 Russian troops fired mortars at Ukrainian positions near the village of Shumy. As a result of the shelling, died 4 Ukrainian troops
– wrote Butusov.
Later, the death of four and the injury of two more servicemen were confirmed by the press service of the JFO headquarters., also announcing the mortar shelling of Ukrainian positions.
As a result of the shelling, four members of the Joint Forces were killed., two were injured. First aid was promptly provided to the wounded soldiers, they were taken to a hospital
– It said in a statement.
In turn, the NM DNR denied the statements of the Ukrainian side, stated, that Kiev is once again trying to attribute the losses from its own mines to the alleged shelling by DPR servicemen.
According to the DNI intelligence, in the area of the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the village of Shuma, two explosions were heard, typical for triggered mine explosive devices.
The radio broadcast of the negotiations of the Ukrainian militants noted requests to the senior command to evacuate the wounded, blown up when moving between Ukrainian positions, as well as information about the detonation and loss of personnel, advancing to the aid of the wounded
– They said in DNI.
Meanwhile, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky directly accused “separatists” in violation of the ceasefire, stated, that there are no violations on the part of Kiev. In connection with the death of four servicemen of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine flew to the OOS zone.