The defense Ministry told the details of the death of the military near Svetlodarsk arc

On the evening of may 1, three Ukrainian soldiers were killed in the area of Svetlodarsk arc, near the village Lugansk, as a result of falling under heavy enemy fire.

This was stated by the speaker of the Ministry of defense of the ATO, Colonel Alexander Motuzyanik.

“As a result of the attack among the soldiers, there are wounded. During the evacuation of the wounded, three were killed. One blew himself up with a grenade so as not to be captured” – he said.

According to Motuzyanik, now the Ukrainian side is making efforts to return the bodies.

He also said, only 1 may in the Donbas were injured 4 military.

Separately, the spokesman for the defense Ministry confirmed that over the past day no dead, but 9 soldiers wounded.

Earlier, militants fired mortars at the town, causing injured civilians resident. During the shelling damaged homes.