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Ukrainian military attempts to breach the defense line of Donetsk People’s Republic between Avdeevka and Yasinovataya towns north of Donetsk, DPR Deputy Operations Commander Eduard Basurin.
“Ukrainian military is now active near Avdeevka and attempts to breach,” Deputy Commander said.
Earlier Ukrainian servicemen tried to breach DPR defenses in the industrial zone area near Avdeevka. This way, on May 26 Ukrainian army attacked DPR forces positions, however, the attack was repelled. As a result of the breach attempt Ukrainian military lost six people dead and approximately ten wounded.
Active confrontation in this area started back in March 2016. Back then Ukrainian military captured a part of territory in the buffer zone near a major road.
Source: Donetsk News Agency