8 Nov 2019 14:22

Militiaman killed in LPR in attacks over past week

LUHANSK. Nov 8 (Interfax) - The Ukrainian Armed Forces have opened fire on the territory of the self-proclaimed Luhansk People's republic (LPR) 15 times over the past week, killing one LPR militiaman, head of the press service for the LPR Defense Ministry Yakov Osadchiy said.

"Ukrainian military units breached the ceasefire 15 times over the course of the past week," Osadchiy told reporters on Friday.

Ukrainian troops opened fire on the populated areas of Lovginove, Nizhne Lozove, Sanzharovka, Kalinove, Slavyanoserbsk, Donetsky and Krasny Yar, he said.

An LPR militiaman was killed in a Ukrainian attack on the settlement of Donetsky, Osadchiy said.