Donbas Battalion Controls Half of Ilovaisk. Eight More Heroes Die in the Battle for the City

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While Ukraine was peacefully sleeping the night urban battles continued in Ilovaisk.

This isstated by Adviser to the Interior Minister Anton Herashchenko onhis Facebook page, Censor.NET reports.

According to him, the Donbas battalion controlshalf of the city divided by a railroad. The remains of theterrorists entrenched in the other half, and offer fierceresistance. Roadblocks have been set up along the perimeter of thecity in order not to allow terroristreinforcements.

"Urban warfare is the most difficult art of allclose combat tactics. The enemy can wait for you anywhere and shootfrom an attic, basement or a kindergarten. The terrorists arefiring mortars from the part of the city they control not caringwhether they hit residential buildings. Last night after the deathof Ulybka (Smiley) four other heroes of the National Guard Donbasbattalion were killed as well as four heroes from the Shakhtarskspecial police battalion. Also a Ukrainian citizen of Americanorigin call sign Franco from the Donbas battalion was killed,"Herashchenko added.

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n298768