It is reported by Yurii Lutsenko, out-of-staff counselor to President Poroshenko, Censor.NET informs, referring to TSN.
According to him, there were only 1 500 terrorists in the city. "Having found out that ATO troops were coming, 500 of them laid their arms down and fled, while 470 were destroyed with the motorcade headed towards Kramatorsk... About 500 terrorists have joined the Kramatorsk militants and fled to Donetsk and Luhansk,'' Lutsenko said.
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The politician added that the incident can not be called a victory, but a turning point in the conflict.