: Seven Ukrainian soldiers killed, fourteen - wounded in Donbas

15:35 Jul. 19, 2016

Seven Ukrainian soldiers killed, fourteen - wounded in Donbas

(UNIAN Photo)

Militants continue shelling of Ukrainian positions

Two Ukrainian soldiers were killed in Krymske (Lugansk region), four - Zaitseve and one - in Vodyane (Donetsk region).

Military personnel was wounded also in Mayorsk, Opytne,and Hnutove, Ukraine's military spokesman Andriy Lysenko reported at a press conference in Kyiv, on July 19.

Chief of General Staff of Ukraine Viktor Muzhenko has promised "an appropriate response" to death of every Ukrainian soldier.

Read also More Russian tanks and Grad systems deployed to Donbas

Russian-backed separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 78 times in the last 24 hours. This is according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation headquarters. The Russian proxies used weapons, prohibited by Minsk agreements.

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