Ukraine reports 1 KIA, 2 WIA in past day in ATO zone

As a result of shelling by illegal armed formations, a Ukrainian soldier was killed and two others were injured, the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters has reported.

"Over the past day, along the entire contact line, the enemy has conducted 11 targeted attacks on the positions of the Ukrainian Armed Forces. As a result of the enemy fire, unfortunately, one Ukrainian soldier was killed, two more of our defenders were injured," the ATO staff said on its Facebook page on Tuesday morning.

In the Luhansk sector, near the populated locality of Krymske, militants used 120 and 82 mm mortars, grenade launchers and small arms several times during the day to attack strongholds of the Ukrainian army. Not far from Popasna they used mortars of 82-mm caliber. Illegal armed formations attacked Ukrainian defense fortifications from the grenade launchers of various types at Katerynivka, Svitlodarsk, Novoluhansk and Zaitseve. Several shots were fired from large-caliber machine guns near Novhorodske.

The invaders used 120mm mortars and heavy machine guns near the village of Vodiane, which is in Donetsk region. In addition, the enemy opened fire on Ukrainian positions outside the village of Opytne, using automatic grenade launchers, small arms and heavy machine guns.