Grenade attack injures Ukrainian soldier, closes Stanytsia Luhanska checkpoint

09.06.2016 11:34 316

Two men used grenades launchers this morning to shell the positions of Ukrainian troops located at the Stanytsia Luhanska checkpoint, the State Border Service reports.

"Two unknown men who were moving in the line towards entry to the Stanytsia Luhanska checkpoint left the line and went towards a field. They then stopped and launched two grenades. One grenade hit a concrete sign located in the proximity of the checkpoint, while the other exploded in a dugout, where soldiers were sitting. One soldier was injured, no civilians casualties are reported," the report said.

Checkpoint operations were halted until further notice due to the incident.


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