Rescuers self-proclaimed Luhansk national Republic was taken in the combat area of the village of Chernoochene Perevalsk district and neighbouring villages miner and Central for more than 270 people, said the Minister for emergency situations LNR Sergey Ivanushkin.
"Since the beginning of operations evacuated 272 persons, 42 of them a child. It is only those who took our buses. A very large flow of people went on the road, but the cars also came under fire " - quoted Ivanushkin Lugansk information center.
according to him, the evacuation of Chernoochene passes under the constant fire of the Ukrainian security forces.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the February coup d'etat in the region. According to the summary data of the United Nations, victims of the conflict were more than 5, 5 thousands of civilians. On January 9, the intensity of attacks in the region has increased, as has the number of victims of the conflict.