The losses occurred during the Special Forces’ withdrawal. One Russian marine was killed and three others wounded in Shirokino’s area in the Donetsk region, Defense Intelligence (GUR) reports.
"We’ve discovered personnel losses in intelligence units of the 9th individual mechanized regiment of marines (Novoazovsk) on April 3 in the area of Shirokino. One marine was killed and three others wounded during the group’s withdrawal,” the statement reads.
Militants’ activity in ATO zone has risen sharply. They shelled the AFU’s positions 61 times during the last 24 hours.