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 Terrorists Fired at the Izvaryne Checkpoint. Six Border Guards Were Wounded

Yesterday terrorists attacked the international checkpoint Izvaryne in the Luhansk region and fired at it from grenade launchers, mortars, machine guns and sniper rifles.

Censor.NET reports, referring to State Boarder Guard Service of Ukraine.

According to the guards, about 21.20 militants drove up to the checkpoint and started shooting at it. The border guards have taken all the necessary measures for the evacuation of civilians and gave a battle. Six of them were wounded, two - badly. The Ukrainian border guards were forced to retreat on the Russian territory.

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During the battle one Russian border guard was wounded by terrorists. The Russian soldiers returned fire. All necessary services were informed about the incident.

"According to our information, the fight resulted from terrorists' attempts to cross Ukrainian border with an unknown cargo," border guards informed.

 
 
 
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