Terrorists Attempting a Break Out of the Encirclement near Luhansk

The militants are trying to repel their encirclement by the ATO forces in the areas of Stakhanov, Luhansk and Alchevsk.

Theterrorists are trying to stop the advance of the Armed Forces ofUkraine. To do that they are accumulating forces and means inHorlivka for further their redeployment in the direction of thetowns of Shakhtarsk, Torez and Snizhne, Censor.NET reports with reference tothe press-center of the ATO.

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"Changes in theoperational situation as at 19.00 on August 11 - the flow ofsupplies of military hardware and ammunition from the territory ofthe Russian Federation has not stopped. Mortars and small arms werefired at the checkpoints near the village of Krasnyi Yar andChernukhino. Mortars were fired at the infantry positions to thenorth-east of Donetsk," the statement says.

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"Theterrorists are trying to break out of the encirclement, which istying like a noose around them. During the attempt to cross thecheckpoint at the crossroads of Orlovo-Ivanov the ATO forcesstopped a suspicious vehicle from which a grenade flew out. Despitethe resistance, the criminals were killed," the headquarters of theATO notes.

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"Artillery and mortarfire at the ATO positions from the territory of the RussianFederation continues. In particular tanks and BM-21 Grad fire wastwice opened at the infantry positions near the village ofStepanivka," the ATO HQ summed up.

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n297602