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 Civilian injured by militants’ mortar strike on Krymske - Governor of Luhansk region

The militants, who ensconced in Sokilnyky, have shelled Krymske village from mortars today, May 15, just after 3 p.m. A close engagement broke out on the outskirts of the village near the sanatorium for consumptives later, which is still underway at the moment (as of 15.30).

Censor.NET reports citing the press service of Luhansk regional military-civilian administration head Hennadii Moskal.

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One of the mortar shells exploded in the courtyard of a private house and the shrapnel wounded its owner, a man of about 40 years of age. The wounded person is currently receiving medical assistance. According to preliminary data, his condition is not critical.

One of the international organizations brought humanitarian aid in Krymske in the afternoon but the shelling has started as soon as the first batch of goods was already in the village.

The delivery of aid through the only road that leads to Krymske was immediately suspended. It will be restored by the efforts of the servicemen and local residents as soon as the military situation allows.

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