Speaker of the Information Analysis Center of the National Security and Defense Council Andrii Lysenko s aid today at a briefing in Kyiv that at 5:20 am near Shcherbak village and Novoazovsk city mixed armored column of 10 tanks, BMP 2 and 2 Ural trucks violated the state border of Ukraine, Censor.NET reports.
Ukrainian border guards engaged in the battle and later called for a reinforcements.
Movement of the main part of enemy convoy was stopped with gunfire at the border of Shcherbak-Markyne villages. Now the Novoazovsk-Mariupol highway is under the control of the Ukrainian troops. The Russian Army is shelling the Ukrainian territory in the direction of Novoazovsk.