The illegal armed groups fired heavy artillery – 7 Ukrainian servicemen wounded

Photo: press center of the JFO

As of July 26 the illegal armed groups have once again violated ceasefire and targeted the positions of Ukrainian soldiers in the area of ​​responsibility of the operational and tactical group “East”. They fired heavy artillery prohibited by the Minsk agreements. Seven servicemen were wounded, TV channel “UA” informs citing the press center of the Joint Forces operation headquarters.

As a result of shelling, four servicemen received shrapnel wounds and three more received combat injuries. After receiving first aid, the wounded were transported to a medical facility. The condition of one of the servicemen is grave, one soldier got medium severity wounds, the condition of the other five is satisfactory.

Ukrainian soldiers had to open fire in return because of the shelling by illegal armed groups. OSCE representatives were informed about the actions of the illegal armed groups through the Ukrainian side of the Center for Joint Ceasefire Control and Coordination and Stabilization of the contact line.

To remind, earlier the US Congress supported a bill providing $ 481.5 million to Ukraine.

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