10:40, August 14, 2015
Two military wounded in Luhansk region shelling

Shelling of ATO forces' positions in Luhansk region left two servicemen wounded, the Luhansk region military and civil administration reported.

"In the past 24 hours, intense shelling of Stanytsia Luhanska resumed in Luhansk region. From 21:00 till 24:00 the town was targeted with grenade machine guns, 82 mm mortar guns ad small arms," it is reported.

Two houses were burnt down in the shelling; a gas pipeline was cut off in many places, but it was successfully repaired by morning.

It also turned out that in yesterday morning artillery attack on the village of Bolotene, Stanytsia Luhanska district, a serviceman of the 24 th brigade of Chernivtsi region was wounded.

Apart from that, a soldier of the 92nd brigade of Odesa region was wounded at a checkpoint not far from Rodina mine in Zolote.

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