Active phase of ATO continues outside Sloviansk - Selezniov
The active phase of the anti-terrorist operation near Sloviansk continues, head of the Kyiv official information group Vladyslav Selezniov said.
"The active phase of the anti-terrorist operation proceeds, clearing of Krasny Lyman is under way and clashes near Sloviansk continue," Selezniov told Interfax-Ukraine on Wednesday.
According to the official, in the past 24 hours two Ukrainian servicemen died and 45 were injured. "As to militants, the number of killed amounts to around 300 and of injured to about 500," Selezniov said.
On June 3, Ukrainian special service reported to acting Ukrainian President, Verkhovna Rada Chairman Oleksandr Turchynov that north of the Donetsk region was cleared from militia, fortified area in Semenivka was destroyed and control was set over Krasny Lyman.