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12 August 2019, 16:49

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LPR downs Ukrainian UAV over Veselaya Gora

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LUGANSK, August 12 (Lugansk Media Centre) – The LPR Air Defense has downed a Ukrainian unmanned aerial vehicle over Veselaya Gora, said LPR People’s Militia press service officer Ivan Filiponenko.

"Our service members spotted and destroyed the enemy's quadcopter outside Veselaya Gora. The commander of the Ukrainian 46th separate air assault brigade Kotenko has lost another piece of equipment for air surveillance," the report says.

The footage and imagery retrieved from the UAV are being examined by experts.

Employing combat aviation and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) in 30km-wide zone along the line of contact is banned under Article 7 of Minsk Memorandum, with the exception to OSCE SMM UAVs.

LuganskMediaCentre — 12 August — Lugansk