A pensioner in Kozache, Luhansk region was killed by a shell in her own house. Another civilian ran into a trip wire mine in Verkhniotoretske, Donetks region; now the woman is hospitalized, states the press office of the local police.
Horlivka, Verkhniotoretske, Kamianka, Pantaleimonivka, Yasynuvata, Krasnohorivka, Starohnativka, Rozdolne, Hranitne, Chemarlyk, Shyrokyne, Rozsadky, Luhanske in Donetsk region were shelled by militants, including a heavy artillery assault. The epicenter of this part of ATO area is Pisky, highlights the ATO press center.
Militants more frequently use the prohibited weapons and target the populated areas. Their attacks include heave artillery, tanks, multiple rocket launchers “Grad”. Stanytsia Luhanska, Troitske, Zolote, Shchastia, Irmino in Luhansk region are targeted by the Russian-backed militants.
One Ukrainian soldier died and another 13 faced injuries.
Armed Forces Chief Viktor Muzhenko in his last interview with Novoye vryemya stated that Ukraine considers different variants of the future events, including Russian large-scale aggression.
State Department spokesman John Kirby warns of sharp rise in militants’ outbreaks . “United States says Ukrainian rebels launched more attacks over the last three days than any similar time period since February, in what may be an escalating effort by Russian-backed militants to destabilize Ukraine's Western-backed government,” as reported by The Huffington Post.