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