Militants attack two checkpoints in Donbas: Border guards

13:09, 11 August 2016
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Illegal armed groups opened fire on the Stanytsia Luhanska and Maryinka entry/exit checkpoints after 21:00 on August 11, the press service of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine reported.


For almost an hour, the militants fired small arms and grenade launchers on the Maryinka checkpoint from the village of Oleksandrivka.

The occupiers also fired small arms and automatic grenade launchers on the Stanytsia Luhanska checkpoint from Grand Prince Ihor Mount.

"No Ukrainian defender was injured," the report said.

As UNIAN reported earlier, combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 67 times in the past 24 hours, including 32 times in the Mariupol sector.

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