LUHANSK, June 16. /ITAR-TASS/. Ukraine’s government forces opened mortar fire on the Metallist community, located several kilometers from Luhansk, overnight to Monday, according to the press-service of the self-proclaimed Luhansk People’s Republic (LPR). The spokesperson added there were no immediate reports of casualties.
Meanwhile, Ukrainian government forces and the people’s militia reportedly took positions on the banks of the river Seversky Donets.