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One Ukrainian serviceman killed in a battle with terrorists

October 23, 2014

Terrorists unsuccessfully attacked dispatcher tower of Donetsk airport

One Ukrainian serviceman killed in a battle with terrorists

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

NSDC reports decrease of terrorist activity in Luhansk oblast. Instead of this, there is activation of hostilities in south of Donetsk oblast (previously NSDC reported about relocation of Russian-terrorist troops in this area).

Thus, terrorists have carried out 4 shelling with ‘Grad’ multiple rocket launcher systems in two regions of Donetsk oblast. In addition they attacked one checkpoint of forces of anti-terrorist operation. Ukrainian militants repelled the attack.

Ukrainian intelligence is constantly searching for reconnaissance and subversive groups of the enemy in Novoazovsk region. Ukrainian servicemen detected terrorist group that, according to operative data, was planning subversive activity on the road Donetsk-Mariupol. Ukrainian intelligence officers engaged in battle and forced the enemy to retreat eastward. Unfortunately, one Ukrainian militant died in battle.

Near Donetsk terrorist made another attempt to assault Donetsk airport. Dispatcher tower was the object of the attack. It provides visual and fire control of the area. Due to coordinated activity of paratroopers and artillery attack was successfully repelled with significant loss for the terrorists.

In general, one Ukrainian warrior was killed during last day, two got wounded.

Source: National Security and Defense Council

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