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 OSCE observers’ car fired at near militant-controlled Snizhne

No one of the observers was hurt. The bullet pierced the unarmoured glass and probably passed clear as it was not found.

The OSCE monitors' car was fired at not far from the town of Snizhne near the administrative border between the Donetsk and Luhansk regions at 9:45 a.m. April 7, Censor.NET reports citing spot report by OSCE SMM.

The report reads: "On 7 April at 9:45hrs, while an SMM patrol, comprised of four SMM members in two armoured vehicles, was 3.5km north-east of Snizhne ("DPR"-controlled, 72km east of Donetsk) near the administrative boundary between Donetsk and Luhansk regions, the driver of the front SMM vehicle heard the trunk window crackling. After stopping to inspect the vehicle, the SMM noted on the lower right part of the trunk window a hole, 5mm in diameter, assessed to be caused by a bullet. This window was not bullet-proof, whereas a bullet-proof glass divides the trunk and the passenger cabin of the car. On the latter the SMM noted a small chip, 3mm in diameter, possibly caused by the same bullet. The SMM further observed a bullet exit point on the left side of the trunk window, a hole 15mm in diameter. No bullet or projectile was recovered from inside the vehicle. No SMM members were hurt and the patrol returned safely to its base in Luhansk city."

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