Kiev’s military undertook yet another attempt at a breakthrough in Debaltsevo area, LPR People’s Militia press-service told LuganskInformCenter. Three IFV and up to a one and a half platoons of personnel participated in the attack that was launched at 15:00 local time (14:00 CET).
“LPR People’s Militia units successfully repelled Ukrainian army’s attempt and didn’t allow Kiev’s military to breach our ranks,” People’s Militia representative noted.
Units of Armed Forces of Ukraine, with the support of artillery, launched breakthrough attempts in the area of Debaltsevo on December 18. According to LPR People’s Militia, up to 40 Ukrainian militants were killed and 50 were injured. Four servicemen of the Republic were killed, five were injured.