"The ATO forcesliberated the town of Hirske near Pervomaisk," he said.
The National Guard unitstoday entered the town of Hirske and independently carried out anoperation to liberate it from the armed terrorists. Flags ofUkraine were set over the local house of culture and the cityadministration, the press service of the National Guardstates.
Currently the forces ofthe National Guard in the area are setting up checkpoints whichwill operate around the clock. In the near future the lawenforcement officers will take measures to stabilize the crimesituation and maintenance of public order in the town.
There were no lossesamong the personnel during the liberation of the town.
The town of Hirske isthe closest border line to Pervomaisk and further on to Stakhanov,where one of the several large groups of terrorists isdeployed.
The terrorists are nowdivided into approximately five groups, which significantlycomplicates the delivery of reinforcements andammunition.