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 Russia Takes the Next Step - Ukrainian Border Guards Shot at by Military Helicopters Mi-24: 4 Killed, 3 Wounded

For the first time since the beginning of military operations in the Donbas, Russian combat helicopters Mi-24 fired at the Ukrainian border guards.

This was stated at a briefing of the NSDC speaker Andrii Lysenko, Ukrainska Pravda reports.

"For the first time during the conflict the Ukrainian border guards were fired upon by unguided missiles from two Russian Mi-24 combat helicopters," he said.

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Lysenko said that as a result of this attack four border guards were killed and three wounded.

"Owing to the [guards'] heroic actions, the break-in through the border did not take place," Lysenko said.

 
 
 
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