LUGANSK, October 28. /TASS/. The Ukrainian military suffered about 80 casualties in battles with forces of the Lugansk People’s Republic (LPR) in the past day, Spokesman for the LPR People’s Militia Ivan Filiponenko reported on Friday.
"In the past 24 hours, the enemy suffered heavy losses in manpower and military equipment as a result of active offensive operations by LPR people’s militia forces. They eliminated up to 80 personnel, three tanks, two artillery guns, four armored personnel carriers and 15 special motor vehicles," the press office of the LPR people’s militia quoted the spokesman as saying on its Telegram channel.
In the past day, LPR field engineers combed and cleared over seven hectares of land from explosives planted by the Ukrainian military in the areas of the settlements of Balakirevka and Butkovka, the spokesman said.