Kiev gunmen launch over 400 shells onto LPR over past 24 hours

08.06.17 06:51
Kiev gunmen launch over 400 shells onto LPR over past 24 hours

Over the past 24 hours Kiev gunmen launched over  400 shells onto the LPR territory, reports the LPR People’s Militia official representative, lieutenant colonel, Andrey Marochko.

He underlined that the situation in the LPR People’s Militia responsibility zone had aggravated gravely, but remains under the control; over the past 24 hours 27 ceasefire violations were recorded.

“The People’s Militia positions in the following localities underwent the Ukrainian shelling: Kirovsk, Zhelobok, Frunze, Donetsky, Sokolniki, Almaznaya, Smeloye, Logvinovo, Vesaelogorovka and Stakhanov. While shelling, the enemy applied the prohibited weapons, namely, the artillery of 152 mm and 122 mm calibers, 120 mm and 82 mm mortars, IFVs, grenade launchers of various types and small arms,” underlined Marochko.

“In total, 413 mortar rounds and shells were launched onto the LPR territory,” specified the lieutenant colonel.

“The shelling resulted in 8 houses being damaged in Kirovsk. Apart from it, two citizens from Kirovsk and the city of Stakhanov were wounded,” said Marochko.

“4 LPR soldiers got wounds of varying severity in the Ukrainian shelling,” underlined the People’s Militia representative.

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