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NSDC: shelling ceased after the last unsuccessful attack at Donetsk airport

October 6, 2014

Losses of anti-terrorist operation for October 6 – 1 dead, 13 wounded

NSDC: shelling ceased after the last unsuccessful attack at Donetsk airport

Spokesperson for Information and Analytic Center of National Security and Defense Council colonel Andriy Lysenko reported this during daily press briefing in Kyiv.

When speaking about the situation in zone of anti-terrorist operation, Lysenko reported that yesterday positions of Ukrainian Armed Forces were actively shelled during the day. At nigh attacks ceased.

At 00.45 am. shelling of positions near the settlement of Shchastya [Luhansk oblast].

Another unsuccessful attempt of an assault at Donetsk airport ended at 02.15 am this night. After that no cases of shelling of positions of Ukrainian Armed Forces were registered.

Andriy Lysenko reported that yesterday Ukrainian servicemen had repelled terrorist attacks near Debaltsevo, Grodivka, Nikishyne. Sodliers of the National Guard repelled attack and prevented an attempt of breakthrough of sabotage and reconnaissance group in the village of Donetske.

In the area of the town of Shchastya fighters shelled base of the forces of anti-terrorist operation and Luhansk TPP three times. Terrorists used mortars, grenade launchers and artillery.

In general, Ukrainian Armed Forces lost one servicemen during the last day. 13 militants were wounded.

During the last day armed clashes at Ukrainian-Russian border were not registered.

Source: National Security and Defense Council


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