He said he was unaware about details of the incident and whether it caused any casualties.
Meanwhile, Dmytro Tymchuk, the head of the Informational Resistance
group based in Kyiv, said nine people were killed in a Mi-8 helicopter
crash near Slovyansk.
“A Mi-8 helicopter of the antiterrorist operation forces has been
shot down near Sloviansk. Terrorists shot the helicopter down using
MANPADS. Preliminary findings indicate that nine servicemen, including
three crewmembers, have been killed,” Tymchuk said on Facebook.