Border guards forced to open fire in western Ukraine after aggressive group tries to attack troops

19:50, 19 June 2018
Ukraine
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dpsu.gov.ua

In order to put halt to the unlawful actions, border guards were forced to open fire at violators, according to the report.

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"Border guards were forced to defend themselves because no reaction followed to peaceful persuasion to stop the unlawful actions. As a result, when all attempts were exhausted to settle the situation without the use of force, after a verbal warning and a warning shot, the border patrol used their service weapons, targeting legs of one of the offenders," the report said.

It is noted that one of the attackers was wounded.

He was taken to the hospital and provided primary medical treatment.

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