Border guards: Hundreds of cars in queues at checkpoints in Donbas

13:37, 14 May 2016
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On Sunday morning, about 630 vehicles were standing in queues at entry/exit checkpoints in the Anti-Terrorist Operation zone, the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine has reported.

Photo from UNIAN

A total of 40 cars were standing at the Maiorsk checkpoint to cross the demarcation line from the uncontrolled territory, while 180 cars were waiting in the opposite direction. Some 120 cars were expected to enter at the Maryinka checkpoint and 120 cars to exit. At the Novotroyitske and Hnutove checkpoints, 60 and 40 cars were expected clearance for entry, respectively, and 50 and 20 cars for exit, respectively.

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A total of over 34,000 people and 5,000 vehicles crossed the demarcation line on Saturday.

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