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 Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linkevičius pays visit to embattled Avdiivka. PHOTOS

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius arrived in Ukrainian town of Avdiivka.

Censor.NET reports citing the statement by the press service of Ukraine's Foreign Ministry on Twitter.

"Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius visited Avdiivka to see the consequences of the Russian aggression with his own eyes," the statement reads.

See more: Ukrainian military show consequences of militants' strikes on Avdiivka committed over last six days. PHOTOS

Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linkevičius pays visit to embattled Avdiivka 01

The fighting in the vicinity of Avdiivka has been underway since late Saturday, Jan. 28.

After three days, Ukrainian soldiers managed to take enemy positions and improved their tactical set-up in the area. Unfortunately, casualties were reported among the military.

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Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linkevičius pays visit to embattled Avdiivka 02

On Jan. 30, enemy strikes left the government-controlled town of Avdiivka without electricity, water and heat.

In the evening of Jan. 30, a state of emergency was declared in Avdiivka.

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Images courtesy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine

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A regional coordination center to aid local population has been set up.

According to the National Police, six civilians had been wounded and 26 houses damaged as of morning, Feb. 1. A female body of a civilian was found in Avdiivka downtown on Feb. 1.
 
 
 
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