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 FSB says its agents wounded and detained Ukrainian citizen at Russia border

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A citizen of Ukraine exchanged fire with Russia's FSB agents as he was trying to illegally cross the Russian border, according to the FSB's press service.

"Officers of the FSB border department in the Kursk region have detained a 31-year-old citizen of Ukraine who illegally crossed the state border, moving from Ukraine to the Russian Federation," the press service said in a statement obtained by Interfax on Monday, Censor.NET reports.


The FSB claims that during the detention the alleged perpetrator tried to shoot back and made an attempt to hide in the Ukrainian territory. As a result, he received gunshot wounds of moderate severity.

As also reported, the detainee allegedly carried two guns and five hand grenades as well as fifty 5.45mm rounds and 26 ampoules with gray liquid (presumably mercury).
 
 
 
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