: Ukrainian positions targeted with mortars, sniper fire
Politics17:28 Apr. 22, 2016

Ukrainian positions targeted with mortars, sniper fire

Shelling results in checkpoint closure in Luhansk region

A check-point in Stanytsia Luhanska fell under fire last night. The head of the military-civil administration of the region says the Russian-backed separatists shot from a grenade launcher. Afterwards, a sniper tried to shoot at civil buildings that were under construction.

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The checkpoint in Stanytsia Luhanska is now closed due to constant shelling by the Russian-backed separatist forces.

In the past forty-eight hours there have been dozens of severe shellings along the frontline.

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