In the past 24 hours, Chechen militants fired 11 times at the positions of the federal forces from automatic rifles and grenade-launchers, a spokesman for the joint group of forces told RIA Novosti on Thursday. Militants waged particularly heavy fire at the Chechen capital Grozny. There, they opened fire on a GAZ car with policemen, from automatic rifles and fired eight times at the check-points and police deployment areas. Near the village of Petropavlovskaya, Grozny district, militants fired at a convoy of three trucks with the officers of the Argun provisional department of the interior, who were returning to their deployment area after carrying out special operations. As a result, one of the trucks lost control and overturned. Five policemen got traumas.
Volodymyr Saldo, Acting Governor of the Kherson region, said that the Armed Forces of Ukraine were suffering heavy losses while trying to cut across the Dnieper Rvier