Ukraine Day 1163: LIVE UPDATES BELOW. Four Ukrainian soldiers were killed and five wounded in battle today. OSCE SMM resumed patrols following an incident in which one observer was killed and two wounded in a land mine blast April 23.
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Russian-made mine said to be found by the SBU near Shirokaya Balka. Photo via ATO.
Three Ukrainian soldiers were killed and four wounded in battle, the ATO [Anti-Terrorist Operation] reported in its morning dispatch April 25.
During the day on the Lugansk line, automatic grenade-launchers were fired near Zhyoltoye and small arms were used to attack Valuyskoye.
o Russian-Made Mines Discovered
o Ukrainian Courts Sentence Russia-Backed Militants
Yesterday, April 24, the Mariupol Ordzhonikidze District Court also under Ukrainian control sentenced to 15 years a militant who fought for the self-proclaimed “Donetsk People’s Republic,” and blew up an automobile near the Mariupol checkpoint on November 2, 2014.
o OSCE SMM Resumes Patrols
“We are taking measures as before to minimize danger, to guarantee the security of our observers. The patrolling will be conducted with some restrictions due to the incident that occurred Sunday”.