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 8 Border Guards Wounded and 1 Killed: Terrorists Shelled Novoazovsk Checkpoint and Border Guard Unit. PHOTOS

Terrorists shelled the observation point on the Azov Sea coast on July 5.

Censor.NET reports about this referring to State Border Guard Service.

There were 15 terrorists firing with mortars and small arms.

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"Today at 02.20 AM terrorists shelled at Novoazovsk checkpoint in the Donetsk region near the Russian border. Militants fired 20 missiles from the village Markino. Checkpoint was temporarily closed and border guards prepared to repulse the attack," the statement says.


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Terrorists also attacked the border guard unit heading to the checkpoint. 8 border guards were wounded (3 of them seriously) and 1 was killed.

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"The attackers came from Russian side in two small-sized watercraft and landed near Siedove village (Donetsk region)", Ukrainska Pravda informs.

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Border guards prepared to defend the checkpoint and repulse the attack.

During the attack an administrative building, APM-90 spotligth and UAZ viecle were destroyed, Border Guard Service reports.

The same information was reported by Ridne Pryazovia newspaper, citing some locals. However, the report mentioned a terrorist attack at the border guard technical supervision checkpoint in Obryv village (Novoazovskyi district). The newspaper writes about three people being seriously wounded, while the number of lightly wounded is still under question.

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"The fire destroyed a locating station operated by the border guard checkpoint personnel. After that the terrorists left. As a result, the village medical station and the post office were damaged", Ridne Pryazovia claims.

 
 
 
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