Russian militants:Lugansk Regional State Administration posted new report on the situation in the area. Pro-Russian militants violated cease-fire 15 times using 82 mm mortars, grenade launchers, machine guns and small firearms.
Below is the report posted at Facebook page of Lugansk Regional State Administration today.
ATO news: the situation in Popasna direction got worse.
In the last 24 hours Russian-occupational troops increased military activity and violated cease-fire 15 times.
Occupants shelled Novooleksandrivka and Novozvanivka 11 times using 82 mm mortars, grenade launchers of different types, high caliber machine guns and other small firearms weapon.
Also cease-fire violations were registered yesterday near Tryokhizbenka and Krymske villages of Novoaidarsk Rayon, and near Zolote town and Troitske village of Popasna Rayon, the enemy used different types of small firearms there.
Terrorists attacked checkpoint in Luhansk Region with RPG while civilians were crossing it
Today in the morning two terrorists attacked Ukrainian checkpoint “Stanytsia Luhanska” located on the way out of Lugansk to government-controlled part of the Region. The were moving in the line of people crossing the checkpoint from the side of LPR controlled territory. About 300-500 meters before the checkpoint they got out of the line and launched 2 grenades using RPG. 1 Ukrainian soldier was wounded. Civilians were not hurt. Locals reported that OSCE observers were at the place right after attack. Checkpoint got closed. That was the only operating checkpoint in Luhansk Region. About 5 000 people were crossing that checkpoint daily.
Here is the information posted by State Border Guard Service of Ukraine at http://dpsu.gov.ua
Today in the morning 2 unidentified men attacked Ukrainian Army positions located at “Stanytsia Luhanska” checkpoint.
Two unidentified men who were moving in the line of people moving in the direction to the checkpoint “Stanytsia Luhanska” got out of the line in about 300-500 meters before the checkpoint and wend down to the field. After that they stopped and made two launches from RPG. One grenade hit Stella located near the checkpoint, another grenade hit fortifications where Ukrainian soldiers were located. One soldier was wounded. Civilians were not hurt.
It was decided to temporarily stop the work of the checkpoint. People who were crossing the contact line were taken to the safe area.