The Armed forces of Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) prevented a breakthrough attempt of the Ukrainian army’s sabotage-recon group in the area of Komintenovo. Combat continues, a source in the Donetsk People’s Republic People’s Militia (DPR PM) informed a Rossa Primavera News Agency reporter on March 20th.
At 12.40 PM, 2 Ukrainian platoons attempted to breakthrough along the Mariupol direction, in the area of Kominternovo. The breakthrough was backed by the artillery and armoured fighting vehicles. The attack against the DPR PM position was repulsed, the Ukrainian military retreated to their initial positions.
“As a result of the attack, the Ukrainian army lost 10 soldiers killed and another 5 wounded. One BMP-1 infantry fighting vehicle was destroyed,” the source informed.
According to DPR PM Command, 3 DPR servicemen were wounded while repulsing the attack. At the moment, combat continues.
Last night, the Ukrainian army’s shelling caused the interruption of electric power in the villages of Sakhanka and Kominternovo in the south of DPR. Moreover, the gas supply was lost in Kominternovo.
Source: Rossa Primavera News Agency