According to the agency's authorities, the intensity,duration and power of the shellings of the positions of the borderguards', Armed Forces and the National Guard troops havesignificantly increased. The terrorists are constantly using Grad,heavy artillery and mortars.
TheBorder Guard Service also confirmed that the attacks are oftencarried from the territory of the Russian Federation.
"TheRussian Federation military aviation continues active airspacepatrolling and air reconnaissance along the frontier. There were 5airborne threats of the Russian Federation Air Forces revealed inthe last 24 hours. They were: two drones that violated the airspaceof Ukraine in the areas of the Donetsk and Luhansk Border Guards'detachments; two helicopters in the areas of the Luhansk and SumyBorder Guards' detachments; one fighter jet was spotted near SumyBorder Guards' detachment," the statement says.
Twoborder guards were killed and three were injured in the clashesduring the day.