August 8, 2014
44 armed conflicts with terrorists during the last 24 hours
This was reported by NSDC Information Centre Spokesman Andriy Lysenko during press briefing in Kyiv.
Yesterday after three-day battle Ukrainian military units involved in the defense of the state border in the south-east of Luhansk oblast got out of the encirclement and united with the main ATO forces in the area of Savur-Mohyla and Amvrosiivka.
During this operation units suffered numerous shellings from Russian territory and broke through terrorists positions. Assault unit of paratroopers had a fire contact with the enemy close to the settlement of Uspenka. Terrorists suffered great losses in manpower and equipment.
During the last 24 hours the ATO forces had 44 armed conflicts with terrorists in the areas of number of settlements and Luhansk airport.
Source: National Security and Defense Council