“They launched a shooting battle, without the use of artillery, they destroyed 19 enemy equipment and up to 60 enemy personnel,” the officer said (quoted by RIA Novosti).
The rest of the soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine fled from the battlefield.
Among the Ukrainian military was a woman, a mortar fighter, Metis added.
After the operation, “Metis” himself was awarded the star of the Hero of Russia. the fighters of his group received the Order of Valor and the medals “For Valor”.