Near Lobacheve (not far from Shchastia), Luhansk region, a volunteer and a member of the State Fiscal Service were killed, according to the ATO spokesperson Andriy Lysenko. Members of State Security Forces, State Fiscal Service, and volunteers, who were carrying the operation against illegal movement of goods across the demarcation line, got into militants’ ambush. The militants shelled the Ukrainian car killing two and wounding another six. Some landmines were laid along the road, and also a hostile sniper operated in that area. Four Armed Forces soldiers were hospitalized with gunshots; another two, who came to help their collegues were also injured. Police described this case as a terrorist act.
ATO press center also reports on a mortar attack near Shchastia and Krymske, Luhansk region. Some armed provocations take place near Sanzharivka, Donetsk region, and between Avdiivka-Spartak line. One soldier is injured in Krymske.
Deputy Chief Monitor of OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) Alexanr Hug stated that as a result of militants’ attacks against Hranitne, Kominternove, Lebedynske, and Berdianske, Donetsk region, the settlements suffer from power outage, UNN.