: More casualties among Ukraine troops as militants continue fierce shelling

13:50 Jul. 25, 2016

More casualties among Ukraine troops as militants continue fierce shelling

A Ukrainian soldier in Donetsk region July 15, 2016. (UNIAN Photo)

Three Ukrainian soldiers killed over the last 24 hours

Three Ukrainian soldiers were killed, another three were injured overnight in the conflict zone in eastern Ukraine, military spokesman Andriy Lysenko reported on July 25 at a briefing in Kyiv.

The situation is still tense in eastern Ukraine. The Russian-backed separatist forces launched 58 attacks at Ukrainian positions, including from the heavy weapons banned under the Minsk agreements.

The militants used 122mm-, 120mm and 82mm-calibre weapons. The hottest point in Donetsk region was Mariupol with 35 attacks over the 24 hours.

Earlier this day, the Ukrainian intelligence agency has reported 110 Russian servicemen had arrived to the militant-occupied city of Sverdlovsk in Luhansk region.

The report says the Russian forces in eastern Ukraine are continuously supplied by necessary equipments.

Read also Revenge on Commanders: Russian soldiers in Ukraine's Donbas burn down their own rocket launcher

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