"A group of Russianspecial forces and about 30 terrorists was neutralized in theliberated territory," the representative of the NSDC Andrii Lysenkosaid.
"As a result of asuccessful operation in the area of Horlivka the Ukrainian armedforces entrenched on the positions, cutting off terrorists from themain forces of the DPR. The ATO forces are preparing for anoffensive in the area of Donetsk, Luhansk, Horlivka, Pervomaisk andIlovaisk. Simultaneously aviation and artillery forces neutralizedterrorist groups moving out to reinforce the militants' defenses inthe vicinity of Shakhtarsk, Torez and Snizhne. Between Horlivka andYasynovate a vehicle with three terrorists transporting largequantities of weapons and explosives was destroyed," the statementsays.
In addition, the presscenter of the ATO reported that due to the offensive of theUkrainian military, there has been increasing conflicts between thevarious groups of terrorists because of the lack of weapons,ammunition, supplies and communications equipment. "Thus, in theDonetsk region the terrorists of Oplot gang under the guidance oftheir leader Tor shot out a convoy of the People's LiberationMovement headed by Grek (the Greek)," the statementnotes.