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National Guard battalion got ambushed in Luhansk oblast

January 10, 2015

Terrorists make use of Russian humanitarian convoy and shell UA forces with artillery

National Guard battalion got ambushed in Luhansk oblast

Spokesperson of anti-terrorist operation informed this during daily press briefing in Kyiv.

The number of provocative shellings in ATO zone has decreased over the last day. However, terrorists continue using heavy military equipment. Once they shelled positions of Ukrainian forces with multiple rocket launcher system ‘Grad’.

According to Mr.Lysenko, these aggressive actions coincide with delivery of the 11th Russian humanitarian convoy.

The situation in Donetsk, Luhansk and Mariupol directions remains unquiet.

National Guard battalion got ambushed

Yesterday at about 12.30 pm the battalion of National Guard got ambushed in the outskirts of Stanytsya Luhanska town. The battalion was on a combat mission and managed to repel the attack.

However, 2 servicemen were killed and 14 received injures.

In general, during the last day Ukrainian Armed Forces lost 2 soldiers, 20 got wounded.

Residents of Donbas suffer from illegal activity of Pro-Russian terrorists.

In Donetsk oblast 20 settlements suffer power cuts. In Luhansk oblast 4 settlements are left without gas supply.

Source:, press-center of anti-terrorist operation, National Security and Defense Council

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