OSCE mission comes under fire in Lugansk region - media

The Ukrainian forces near the town of Shchastya (Lugansk region) have shelled a delegation of the Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), led by the Trilateral Contact Group's humanitarian subgroup coordinator Tony Frisch, the Lugansk Information Center reported, citing a source familiar with the situation.

The Ukrainian forces near the town of Shchastya (Lugansk region) have shelled a delegation of the Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), led by the Trilateral Contact Group's humanitarian subgroup coordinator Tony Frisch, the Lugansk Information Center reported, citing a source familiar with the situation.

"An OSCE delegation led by Tony Frisch, a coordinator at the humanitarian subgroup of the Contact Group on Donbass, today came under a mortar fire attack launched by the Ukrainian forces near the town of Shchastya, while trying to return to Ukraine," the report reads.

"After the Ukrainian Armed Forces fire ceased, Frisch decided to go back to Lugansk," it said. There are no reports about casualties.

Frisch arrived to the Lugansk on July 25 on a two-day visit to assess the humanitarian situation.

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