The ATO forces entered Lysychansk in the Luhansk region and secured its northern areas from the LPR looters and insurgents. NSDC information center speaker Andrii Lysenko announced this at briefing, Censor.NET reports citing LigaBusinessInform.
Terrorists are cut off from all escape routes. The Ukrainian soldiers are checking former terrorists' places of stay and lifting a mine fields.
The ATO forces also established control over the village of Verkhnyokaminske in the Donetsk region near the border with Luhansk region.
Earlier, the so-called defense minister of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic, Russian saboteur Igor Strelkov (Girkin) confirmed that the terrorists abandoned the city of Lysychansk in the Luhansk region, adding that it was done by his direct order.