In the morning, gunmen twice tried to storm the position ATO forces on the arc Svetlodarsk

Боевики утром дважды пытались штурмовать позиции сил АТО на Светлодарской дуге


Gunmen twice tried to storm the positions of Ukrainian troops on Svetlodarskoye the arc on the morning of 22 December. About it reports a press-service of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine.

“So, from 09:00 to 09:45 the terrorist group numbering up to one platoon attempted to dislodge units of the Ukrainian Armed forces from their positions. Rebuffed, the enemy again made an attempt of storm”, – is spoken in the message.

All attacks repulsed, the enemy was forced to retreat.

Losses among the personnel of the Armed forces of Ukraine, enemy losses are being specified.

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We will remind, on December 18, the result of the battle on the arc Svetlodarsk 5 Ukrainian servicemen were killed. After a few days it was reported that the militants tried to break through the defense of the APU in that direction. Yesterday the head of the NSDC Oleksandr Turchynov said that the Ukrainian side took the offensive and occupied new positions on Svetlodarskoye arc.