23.08.15 12:09

Stanytsia Luhanska was heavily shelled

The situation was consistently tense in the Luhansk sector over the past 24 hours.

At the same time, the terrorists minimized the use of large-caliber mortars and artillery in the Artemivsk sector.

In general, there were 13 attacks reported in the Luhansk region yesterday, Censor.NET reports citing the official website of the ATO speaker in the Luhansk region Ruslan Tkachuk.

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According to him, the ATO forces' positions at Krymske and Stanytsia Luhanska villages and the towns of Popasna and Shchastia have been attacked by the terrorists. Since 8:15 p.m., the militants fired twice at the Ukrainian soldiers from AGS and SPG mortars. Stanytsia Luhanska has been heavily shelled. Yesterday in the evening, the militants have significantly increased their firepower. Since 8:50 p.m. till 11:40 p.m., the terrorists shelled the Army' positions at the village with 82mm mortars, machine guns, and small arms. The shelling continued after midnight. Fire provocation abated towards morning.

In addition, it is reported that the terrorists fired at Ukrainian soldiers' positions near Krymske and Popasna from a tank and 120mm mortars.

Read also: Terrorists minimized use of large-caliber mortars and artillery - ATO press center
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