Terrorists are Increasing the Number of Heavy Weapons in Snizhne and Burning Houses in Sloviansk – the Ministry of Defense

The ATO forces provide protection and defense of a certain part of the state border of Ukraine, continue to tighten the encirclement around villages and areas of the militants’ deployment, as well as ensure safe movement of people from villages under the control of the militants.

Censor.NET citing the Defense Ministry of Ukraine reportsthat, according to a situation report, there has been an increasein the number of heavy weapons in Snizhne and a large number ofmilitants was spotted in Yampil.

In Sloviansk, the militants deliberately set fire toresidential and administrative buildings after the attacks of thesepremises. And in the east of the Luhansk region a large number ofmilitants moving in a convoy was spotted.

A group of the ATO units was ambushed by a vastly superiornumber of fighters. A reserve of another military unit came to therescue of the Ukrainian troops. The terrorist attack was repelledby joint efforts. As a result, more than 30 militants were killedand wounded. One of the soldiers was wounded - he was evacuated toa medical facility.

In theafternoon there was an attack on a convoy of military vehicles nearthe village of Sobolivka, which was decisively repelled by theUkrainian military with no casualties on itsside.

In the past24 hours several objects were destroyed by well-aimed fire strikeson militant positions aimed at the elimination of weapons, vehiclesand terrorists.

Slovianskand Stanichno-Luhanske remain the stress points. The militants aretrying to create strengthened checkpoints, firing and defensivepositions in these areas. With the help of foreign experts they setup radio controlled explosive devices.

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n290305