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Defenders of Donetsk airport got under mortar shelling and small arms fire

November 18, 2014

During the last day 5 Ukrainian soldiers were killed and 8 wounded

Defenders of Donetsk airport also got under mortar shelling and small arms fire

The situation in Debaltsevo direction remains difficult.

Spokesperson of headquarters of anti-terrorist operation Vladyslav Seleznyov informs this on his Facebook page.

The night before fighters actively used multiple rocket launcher systems BM-21 ‘Grad’ to shell positions of Ukrainian Armed Forces near Triokhixbenka, Sokolnyky and Luhansk thermoelectric power station near the town of Shchastya.

Defenders of Donetsk airport also got under mortar shelling and small arms fire

Mortar shelling of Donetsk airport

Defenders of Donetsk airport also got under mortar shelling and small arms firing. In additions, for long time terrorists were firing at the new terminal of the airport utterly destroying the building.

The situation in Debaltsevo direction remains difficult. This night fighters shelled sub-units of forces of anti-terrorist operation near Orlovo-Ivanivka and Komyshuvakha.

Interaction between artillery sub-units of forces of anti-terrorist operation and personnel that serves at checkpoints allows effective resisting to the threats that terrorists are trying to implement in Donbas. Fire emplacements of terrorists are suppressed by response firing.

Ukrainian Armed Forces have lost 5 servicemen

During the last day 5 Ukrainian soldiers were killed and 8 received injures of varying severity due to the enemy’s shelling, mines and bracing wire bombs.

Terrorist criminals actively use tactics of mining areas endangering not only Ukrainian servicemen but also civilians.

Source: unian.ua


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