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Over the past 24 hours, militants shelled Lopaskino and Stanitsa Luhanska
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Enemy sniper 'worked' near Popasna reports:

Over the past 24 hours, militants shelled Lopaskino and Stanitsa Luhanska, according to the press service of the regional civil-military administration.

Village Lopaskino in Novoaydarsky district came under fire from automatic grenade launchers in the daytime, Stanitsa Luganskaya - from small arms - in the evening.

In addition, a militants' sniper was shooting in the area of Popasnaya.

Dmitry Chaly, the press officer of the sector 'Lugansk', noted on air of '112 Ukraine' TV channel that the last 24 hours passed without lossless for Ukrainian soldiers and the growth of number of shelling attacks.

'This may be due to Minsk agreements', - he said.

According to the anti-terrorist operation HQ, 42 attacks on Ukrainian positions have taken place since Thursday morning. Positions near Avdiivka and Nevelske were shelled from mortars, while enemy IFV opened fire near Zaitsevo and Nyzhnie Lozove.

As reported earlier by, Russia-backed militants step up aerial reconnaissance in Donetsk region

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