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 Defenders of Donetsk Airport Repelled the Heaviest Attack: "We Managed to Hit 2 Tanks, the Third Burned, but Left the Area"

The Ukrainian soldiers who hold the Donetsk airport repelled the strongest attack of the Russian militants.

According to Censor.NET, one of the men at the airport told Ukrainska Pravda that "from yesterday morning until the morning today they tried to attack us. They were shelling us with everything they have: mortars, grads, howitzers, tanks and the infantry were going on us," he said. "A lmost every day t hey shelled us and tried to attack, but this was the most powerful assault of all the time," the soldier added.

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According to him, on Wednesday evening the Ukrainian soldiers managed to hit at least two tanks of the militants, the third one was on fire, but drove away. "We saw that they suffered heavy losses, but the exact number is unknow. As for our loss, this week we have three injured. We are standing firm!" the soldier said.

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Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n304440