Ukrainian boarder station shelled by Russian military forces

Date: August 23, 2014

Location: Novoazovsk, Donetsk oblast, Ukraine

Donetsk Oblast Border guards deny the information of “Dnipro” Battalion about victims after shelling of the checkpoint “Novoazovsk” Ukrainian border guard locations from Russian territory in the morning on 23 August.

“At 04.07 to 04.40 and from 06.00 to 06.25 on 23.08.14 was carried out a mortar attack on the checkpoint” Novoazovsk “Donetsk squad.

From 04.00 to 06.00 23/08/14 from Russia was made shelling from the BM-21″ Grad ” of border guards positions near the settlement Open Donetsk region “, – says the site of the Donetsk frontier.

Casualties among soldiers managed to escape thanks to the fact that the soldiers had to hide in shelters.

Checkpoint is currently closed due to the security situation on the border and damage to infrastructure.

Credits to: Сергей Ваганов


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