Furthermore, he notes that the deployment of terrorist groups and weapons continues to the vicinity of Shakhtarsk, Rovenky and Torez: "ATO forces conducted preparatory work for the continuation of the active phase of the operation."
"In the liberated areas the ATO troops are taking measures to search and neutralize reconnaissance and sabotage groups of the enemy. Use of UAVs by the militants is reported in these areas. Deployment of mercenaries and weapons from Russian to the terrorists continues," Tymchuk said.
According to the Information Resistance group, attacks on the ATO position was recorded in the following areas:
- from the Russia territory - artillery shelling of the ATO positions near Diakove. These positions were also fired upon by the militants from the direction of Rovenky;
- by MLRS BM-21 Grad - the terrorists shelled the security forces in the vicinity of the airport in Luhansk, roadblocks near Stukalova Balka and Novohannivka, positions near Stepanivka and Vesela Hora. One of the BMP-2 (APC) of the security forces was hit, 9 military vehicles were damaged. Security officials opened return fire;
- militants fired mortars at the ATO positions near Amvrosiivka and Krasnyi Derkul, roadblock near Kirove;
- militants attacked a checkpoint near Krasnyi Yar with small arms fire. The attack was repelled, some of the terrorists were destroyed and the rest scattered.