Battle in Shyrokyne underway since morning. One Donbas battalion soldier seriously wounded

National Guard Donbas battalion states that one of its fighters was wounded in Shyrokyne in the Donetsk region in the course of fighting against terrorists.

This is stated by the press service of the battalion, Censor.NET reports citing Ukrainian News.

"Just now soldier of the Donbas battalion, call-sign Chekist was seriously wounded. A bullet of an enemy sniper hit him in the head, which was protected by a helmet. He was evacuated to the rear to be provided with medical assistance. He will live. Guys deter the enemy and wait for the order to liberate the Ukrainian territory," the statement reads.

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According to the report, the fight in Shyrokyne began Saturday morning.

The militants fired at the positions of the antiterrorist operation forces using automatic grenade launchers, sniper rifles, and mortars.

Earlier it was reported that eight soldiers were wounded in the course of ATO on May 1.

Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n334969