LUGANSK, May 22. /ITAR-TASS/. The eastern Ukrainian city of Lugansk is getting ready for an assault by Ukraine’s National Guard units, the southeast headquarters report on Wednesday.
“A major military convoy is heading for Lugansk. It consists of about 2,000 military, about 200 units of hardware, Grad multiple launch rocket systems, APCs, infantry combat vehicles, tanks, as well as Ural and GAZ trucks,” a source from the headquarters said.
According to the headquarters, the convoy is now in the settlement Beloye, close to Lugansk. An assault may begin shortly, it said.
The commandant’s headquarters have circulated leaflets among the local residents, warning about a possible attack with the use of poisonous substances.