"Sinceyesterday, fighting has not ceasednear Marynivkavillage. The Ukrainiansoldiers repulsedfour attacks. Themilitants attacked under cover of5 tanks andseveral armouredpersonnel carriers (APCs). By the responsefire, the ATO forces destroyed 3 tanks, 2 APCs, and 3 cars, which delivered the militants to the site of theclashes. The information about the losses of both sidesis now checked,"Tymchuk wrote.
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He added thatnear Stukalova Balkavillage 2 reconnaissance UAVs of theterrorists werefound: "They werefired at, but the attemptto bring down thedrones failed. 15 minutesafter detecting UAVs, the terroristsopened fire onthe checkpoint ofthe ATOforces near Stukalova Balka village."
Also themilitants fired atthe checkpointof the ATO forces nearMetalist village close Luhansk, using mortars. Thepositions oftheATO forces at the Luhansk airport were alsofired. There are no casualties among the Ukrainian military.