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 Terrorist offensive near Verkhniotoretske was quite intensive – Lysenko

The terrorists continued violating the truce and firing at ATO forces' positions yesterday, Nov. 13.

Three provocations with small arms were reported in the Luhansk sector (near Shchastia town and on Bakhmutka highway), Presidential Administration representative on ATO matters, Colonel Andrii Lysenko said at a briefing, Censor.NET reports.

According to him, several provocations were also reported in the Donetsk sector, particularly, in Zaitseve and Maiorsk. It was not calm on the south-western outskirts of Horlivka and further along the front line till Yasynuvata. There was an intense battle with the occupants, who attacked Ukrainian troops' positions, near Verkhniotoretske village. The terrorists attacked from the neighboring village of Krasnyi Partyzan located on the strategic Horlivka-Donetsk road. In addition, the militants fired at Ukrainian positions in the nearby villages of Novhorodske and Novoselivka Druha.

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According to Lysenko, a series of provocations was reported along the frontline between Avdiivka, Opytne, Pisky, Krasnohorivka, and Marinka. The occupants mostly fired from the residential areas of Donetsk with small arms and rocket-propelled grenades.
 
 
 
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