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 "Militants' positions were seized after countercharge. No chances to hold them - they are not defense-ready," - Ukrainian soldiers tell about yesterday's engagement at Svitlodarsk salient. VIDEO

Yesterday's engagement at the Svitlodarsk salient started at 5 a.m. and lasted until evening.

As reported by Censor.NET citing TSN, pro-Russian militants launched an assault with mortar and machine gun shelling.

After that an armored unit and several infantry vehicles of the enemy moved forward. The assault was repelled by two battalions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and one volunteer battalion. After the countercharge, Ukrainian soldiers seized the front line positions of terrorists, but could not take hold of them under mortar fire.

The Ukrainian units retreated to their positions.
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