The Ukrainian military have shelled Stakhanov town in the Lugansk People’s Republic with artillery. It has been reported by the LPR Defense Ministry headquarters.
‘On August 18, 2016 at 00:50 from the AFU positions from the direction of Papasnaya town there was carried out the shelling of Stakhanov town with artillery of 152mm caliber (5 shells),’ pointed out the Defense Ministry representative.
According to the People’s Militia, as a result of the shelling fortunately, there were no injured people. There was damaged a gas pipe line and power line.
‘Altogether from August 17 till August 18 there were registered 4 shellings of Stakhanov, Pervomaisk, Kalinovo and the monument to the Prince Igor,’ added the LPR Defense Ministry representative.
According to the headquarters, in spite of artillery, the Republican territory was shelled with mortars of 120mm and 82mm caliber, grenade launchers and small arms.
DONi News Agency