: Seven Russian soldiers killed in Donbas - Ukrainian intel

12:58 May. 26, 2016

Seven Russian soldiers killed in Donbas - Ukrainian intel

Russian-backed militant in eastern Ukraine (GettyImages Photo)

Ukraine: Moscow continues to send its troops and weapons to occupied Donbas

Seven Russian soldiers were allegedly killed in combat in military clashes with Ukrainian army in two days. Additionally, 16 servicemen sent by Moscow were wounded in the fighting.

Russians took losses after they tried to attack the positions of the Ukrainian soldiers near the cities of Donetsk and Horlivka, according to Ukraine's defence intelligence.

Read also: Russia-occupied Donbas region may reunite with Ukraine on specific conditions - separatist leader

"Seven bodies of Russian soldiers were delivered to a morgue in occupied Donetsk on May 24-25. 16 injured were taken to a hospital in the city", the message said.

Ukraine also reported, Russia sent tons of ammunition and several dozen combat vehicles to the separatists.

"320 tons of ammo supplies as well as tanks and self-propelled artillery system were delivered by trains to the militant-held town of Debaltseve", Ukrainian intel claimed.

Read also: Two Ukrainian soldiers captured by Russian-backed militants

The defence intelligence managed to get this information by using drones over the separatist-controlled areas. Ukrainian soldiers said, they notified the OSCE monitors about these incidents.

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