Three Ukrainian servicemen killed in Donbas

18.12.2017 р., 15:35

Three Ukrainian military servicemen have been killed by enemy mortar fire near the community of Zaitseve in Donetsk region, Ukrainian Defense Ministry spokesman Oleksandr Motuzianyk said.

Speaking at a news briefing on December 18, Motuzianuk said militants have targeted the Ukrainian Armed Forces' strongholds along the entire line of contact 14 times over the past 24 hours, firing about 140 shells of 120mm and 80mm caliber.

Government forces returned fire seven times using weapons not prohibited by the Minsk agreements, Motuzianyk said.

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