Militants threat to shoot OSCE monitors

20:55, 23 September 2015

The militants from the so-called “Donetsk People’s Republic” pointed their guns at the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission officials near the village of Zaikine, which is under their control, according to the SMM report.


“’DPR’ members at a checkpoint close to ‘DPR’-controlled Zaichenko (26km north-east of Mariupol) pointed weapons at and threatened to shoot SMM members,” reads the report for September 22, published on Wednesday, September 23.

The militants denied the SMM passage beyond a checkpoint, the monitors have reported.

Read alsoOSCE has no access to nearly half of occupied part of DonbasAs the SMM was leaving the scene, one of the “DPR” members fired shots into the air.

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