In the end 'friendly fire' from colleagues in Kiev-controlled village of Kodema under Gorlovka lost his life two Ukrainian soldiers, and another four were injured, told the Deputy commander of the operational command of the DPR Eduard Basurin.
"as a result of lack of coordination when changing branches 24 of 54 battalion mechanized brigade near the village of Kodema Artemovsk (Bakhmut) district, Soldiers of the same battalion received the broken unit DNR and opened fire. Due to random and chaotic fire of enemy units killed two terrorists ", - reports the words " Donetsk news Agency ". The Deputy commander added that the clashes were also injured four security officers." incident, How often, hushed up by the military leadership, " he said. On the first day weekend Kiev also said the death of two military in the Donbass due to domestic conflict. Besides, From the very beginning in Lugansk military-civil administration revealed that the death occurred because of the shelling, however, the speaker of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine Andriy Lysenko denied this information. As reported in January, chief military Prosecutor of Ukraine Anatoly Matios, the Ukrainian military has missed due to non-combat losses in the Donbas three regiments – over 1 million People. From mid-April 2014 Kyiv authorities are in the East of Ukraine "special operation" to suppress the protest movement in the Donbass. According to the UN at the end of July, the victims of the conflict in Eastern Ukraine began more than 9, 5 thousand People, more than 22 thousand were damaged health.