Ukrainian border guards come under fire from Russian territory

Ukrainian border guards come under fire from Russian territory

Ukrainian border guards came under provocative fire from small arms from Russian territory near the village of Ushakivka in Luhansk region on Thursday, the press center of the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) headquarters has reported on its Facebook page.

"Today, at around 12.30, near the settlement of Ushakivka in Luhansk region, provocative shelling with the use of small arms was carried out from the territory of the Russian Federation in the direction of the units that ensure protection of the state border of Ukraine," the report reads.

Ukrainian servicemen were not injured as a result of the provocation. They did not return fire.

The ATO headquarters reported that this shelling from the adjoining territory "grossly violates the regime of the state border and endangers the lives of servicemen."


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