Border guards report 100 militant attacks on their positions in 2016

12:59, 18 August 2016
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Russian-backed forces once again attacked the positions of border guards on the line of road corridors yesterday, Ukrainian Border Guard Service press secretary Oleh Slobodyan wrote on Facebook.

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In the first case, grenade launchers were fired on the Zolote entry/exit control checkpoint, which is currently closed, he stated.

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Slobodyan said this was the 100th attack on the border guards' positions since the beginning of the year.

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