August 25, 2014
The ATO forces had 39 armoured clashes with terrorists during the last day
This was reported by Spokesman of Information Centre of National Security and Defense Council Colonel Andriy Lysenko during a press briefing in Kyiv.
Ukrainian troops had positional battles in different areas of the ATO zone and repelled counter attacks of terrorists in the suburbs of Luhansk, Donetsk and Ilovaisk.
In particular in the area of Ilovaisk, Khartsyzsk and Olenivka there were destroyed about 250 Russian mercenaries, 8 tanks, 10 combat armoured vehicles, 3 ‘Grad’ systems and 1 howitzer.
The most fierce battles took place near settlement of Olenivka near Donetsk where there were destroyed 7 tanks, 7 combat armoured vehicles, 1 ‘Grad’ system, 1 howitzer and about 80 terrorists.
During the last 24 hours the ATO forces had 39 armoured clashes with terrorists in areas of number of settlements in the ATO zone.