In course of the last day Ukrainian Armed Forces lost 1 soldier. 25 servicemen were wounded.
Acting Spokesperson of the General Staff of Ukrainian Armed Forces Vladyslav Seleznyov informed this.
According to him, situation in zone of anti-terrorist operation remains difficult. In course of the last day illegal armed groups shelled positions of Ukrainian Armed Forces 104 times.
Due to fights and shelling Ukrainian Armed Forces lost 1 soldier during the last day.
25 militants got wounded.
Press-service of anti-terrorist operation informed this in Facebook.
According to reconnaissance data, on February 4 and 5 forces of anti-terrorist operation destroyed 60 terrorists, 4 tanks, 2 self-propelled artillery systems.
In addition, our servicemen blew up 7 munitions storages of illegal armed groups.
On February 5 air defense systems detected the enemy’s drone. The device was shot down by artillery.
Lately there was an exchange of prisoners near the city of Donetsk.
The exchange was on the principle ‘all for all’.
9 captured terrorists were exchanged for 8 Ukrainian servicemen. Six of the eight servicemen are defenders of Donetsk airport. All militants have injuries. Three of them needed special medical care – they were taken away by ambulances.
The exchange was carried out by Center for Exchange of Prisoners of Security Service in cooperation with Ukrainian defense ministry in the buffer zone near Donetsk.