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ATO trooper killed in clash with enemy saboteur group

The enemy tried to break through the line of defence near Novotoshkivske.

An enemy sabotage and reconnaissance group under the cover of fire from 120-mm mortars attempted to break through the defence line near the village of Novotishkivske, Luhansk Region. One Ukrainian soldier was killed in combat, Luhansk Region administration said on 2 November.

Throughout the past day and after midnight, the Russian-terrorist forces 15 times opened fire in the area.

The enemy shelled the ATO forces near the villages of Novooleksandrivka and Novozvanivka, Popasna District from automatic grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and fired small arms.

In the vicinity of Krymske and Lobachovo. Novoaydar Districtm, the militants six times opened fire from 120-mm and 82-mm mortars, grenade launchers of various types, fired heavy machine guns and small arms.

Anti-tank and grenade launchers were fired at Ukrainian positions near Stanytsya Luhanska.