The self-proclaimed head of the Donetsk national Republic (DND) Alexander Zakharchenko said that the militia shot down the helicopter Ukrainian security forces, which could land on the Kiev-controlled territory, reports “RIA Novosti”.
According to Zakharchenko, the Ukrainian helicopter tried to attack the militia positions.
“Recently there was an attempt to attack us from a helicopter. It ended unsuccessfully. The helicopter was damaged and landed on the territory controlled by Ukraine”, — quotes the words Zakharchenko Donetsk news Agency.
The Agency adds that on 12 October, the Ukrainian security forces attempted to break through the line of defence of the DNI in the villages, the village of Kominternovo and Lenin, and in the result, the response of the militia units their opponents retreated, losing 15 men killed and 25 wounded.