Yasinovatsky checkpoint. Archive photo © Donetsk News Agency
Three soldiers of Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) Armed Forces were wounded today by Ukrainian snipers during the evacuation of bodies of DPR soldiers, who were killed near Avdeevka on May 26th, a representative of the DPR Defense Ministry informed Donetsk News agency.
Among the wounded is a commander of one of the unis. ‘He was wounded in his arm and chest, there is no information about the rest of the wounded,’ the representative said.
At the moment, the inspectors of the Joint Centre for Ceasefire Control and Coordination, the OSCE and the DPR Defense Ministry are on the spot.
According to the Deputy Defense Minister Eduard Basurin, combat erupted near Avdeevka town at 12 in the noon on May 26th. Ukrainian military made an attempt to flank the DPR positions near ‘Yasinovatskiy’ checkpoint from one side and enter the Yasinovataya crossroads from the other side. This attack was repelled. Six Ukrainian soldiers were killed. There are two dead soldiers on DPR side.
Source: Donetsk News Agency