LUHANSK, August 19. /ITAR-TASS/. Militia artillery has destroyed six Ukrainian tanks in a settlement in Krasnodonsk district of the Luhansk region, the press centre of the army of the south-east in Krasnodonsk district told ITAR-TASS.
Militias in the Luhansk People’s Republic used multiple launch rocket systems Grad during the battle in the settlement, the press centre said.
“Artillery guns have destroyed no less than six tanks and one infantry armored vehicle of the enemy. The battle in the settlement continues,” the press centre said.
Up to 400 Ukrainian national guards have captured the above-mentioned settlement, playing the key role in control over the road leading from Russia to Luhansk currently closed for traffic over hostilities, the press centre reported.
“Fighters from battalion Dniper try to come for help to them,” representatives of the militia said.