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 Terrorists Shelled Ukrainian Checkpoint near Uspenske Crossing. Three Soldiers were Killed. VIDEO

Three soldiers were killed and four injured in the terrorist attack on the Uspenske checkpoint (the Donetsk region) on the night of July 9.

This was stated by NSDC speaker Andrii Lysenko, Censor.NET reports citing Ukrainian News.

"On the night of July 9, terrorists conducted a mortar attack on a checkpoint near the Uspenske crossing point in the Donetsk region. Around midnight, using night vision equipment, the border guards detected an approach of a large group of militants. The attempt to capture the checkpoint was repelled. As a result of the shelling, three soldiers were killed and 4 injured," he said.

Lysenko also added that among the dead is chief of staff of the 5th Battalion who was shot by a sniper.

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