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 Sloviansk Surrounded by the Army. ATO Forces Eliminating the Terrorists Hiding in the City. 5 Armored Vehicles Were Damaged - NSDC

5 militant armored vehicles escaping from Sloviansk were destroyed by Ukrainian soldiers,

NSDC information center spokesman Andriy Lysenko said at a briefing. It is reported by Liga.net, Censor.NET writes.

According to him, ATO forces shelled at the terrorist column. As a result, one tank, two BMP (infantry combat vehicle) 2 BMD (airborne combat vehicle) of the militants were hit. Intelligence of the Army and the National Guard is working in Sloviansk right now.

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Lysenko informed that Sloviansk is ultimately surrounded and that the terrorist groups attempting to break the ring are shelled by the Army. "Sloviansk is surrounded. We are destroying the terrorist gangs, which are still hiding in civilian houses in small groups... It is quite difficult to mop up the city. Our main task is to save the lives of civilians," he said.

Answering the question where Girkin is now, Lysenko said, "We are checking this information and are not sure yet."

Read also: Girkin and Most of the Terrorists Escaped From Sloviansk. Militants Suffer Losses and Surrender - Avakov

Also, there was a battle near Kramatorsk tonight: "ATO forces shelled terrorist positions between the town of Kramatorsk and Illichivka village. Yesterday at 22.50, Ukrainian forces detected a convoy heading towards Kramatorsk. Artillery fired at the convoy and it broke up".

 
 
 
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