Ukrainian sabotage group loses ten fighters killed, five wounded in breakthrough attempt

Ukrainian forces’ subversive and reconnaissance group has committed an attempt to break through the DPR positions in the Republic’s south and failed the bloody task, at that having lost ten fighters killed and five wounded, and one equipment unit destroyed, reported a source in the DPR defensive agency.

“Today at 12.40 am, the enemy's sabotage and reconnaissance group, numbering up to two platoons and assisted by mortar fire and armoured vehicles, attempted to break through the DPR People’s Militia positions in the vicinity of Kominternovo locality [that is in the DPR southern part – DONi News note],” said the source.

According to the defense official, as a result of the firefight, the enemy was forced into retreat to the initial positions.

“In the course of the fire contact, the AFU losses made ten killed and five wounded, and one IFV-1 was destroyed,” stressed the sorce.

The losses on the part of the DPR People’s Militia amounted to three wounded personnel.

Reportedly, the battle is ongoing.

DONi News Agency