Donetsk, Jan 11 – DAN. Three Ukrainian soldiers died, three others were injured in non-combat incidents this week in Donbass, said DPR People's Militia deputy chief-of-staff Eduard Basurin.
"During Christmas holidays Ukrainian forces in the conflict zone sustained six non-combat losses: three dead and three injured".
The incidents were described as triggering mines on a mine field, "holiday" shooting, violation rules of firearms safety.
"The command of occupational forces portrays these incidents via their puppet mass media as combat losses resulting from DPR fire."
Non-combat losses are continuously being reported in Ukrainian army. A month ago, three Ukrainian troops sustained serious injuries as they were making an ordnance for an unmanned aerial vehicle. *ot