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 Terrorists shelled residential neighborhood of Popasna with SP guns, - ATO speaker

The consistently tense situation was observed at the Luhansk and Artemivsk directions from 7 a.m. yesterday to 7 a.m. Aug. 22.

16 attacks were recorded totally within the mentioned period. The ATO forces' defensive lines and peaceful neighborhoods of the villages of Popasna, Krymske, Shchastia, and Vilkhove came under fire, Censor.NET reports citing the official website of the ATO speaker of the Luhansk region.

The statement reads: "In particular, peaceful neighborhoods of Popasna were shelled with mortars (15 rounds) from the direction of the terrorists-controlled Pervomaisk between 7:35 p.m. and 7:43 p.m.

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"The artillery strike impacted Popasna between 8:25 p.m. and 8:35 p.m. (10 salvos were recorded). The terrorists again shelled Popasna with 152-mm self-propelled guns from the direction of Pervomaisk at 9 p.m. The residential neighborhood near Pervomaiska Street in Popasna was impacted as a result. The information on casualties is specified.

"The town of Shchastia was assaulted at 1:25 a.m. The invaders used 152-mm caliber self-propelled guns. Our position near Shchastia was shelled with AGS-17 grenade launchers between 5:30 a.m. and 6:40 a.m.," the ATO speaker of the Luhansk region wrote.

 
 
 
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