Censor.NET reports citing the press service of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine.
The law enforcers were investigating the case of cross-border fraud in the Lopaskyne village where the contraband goods were delivered via Siverskyi Donets River. The terrorists opened fire at the Phantom officers from small arms, heavy machine guns and anti-tank grenade launchers form the opposite bank of the river.
The Border Guard unit patrolling the area in the armored vehicle went immediately on the rescue mission. They rescued two wounded Phantom officers and provided first aid to them under the cover of the armored vehicle. The third officer was evacuated by the Armed Forces of Ukraine. All of the militants' victims were taken to hospital.
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