Russian-backed militants shell Marinka checkpoint in Donbas

Source : 112 Ukraine

The attack occurred yesterday at about 10 p.m., no casualties observed
11:03, 11 November 2018

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At around 10 p.m., the occupants opened aimed fire from small arms and machine guns at the positions of Ukraine's Joint Forces within the humanitarian road corridor Kurakhovo – Donetsk. The border guard checkpoint near Marinka entry-exit checkpoint was in the killing zone once again. The press office of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine reported.  

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No one sustained wounds in the hostilities, Ukraine's servicemen of the State Border Guard Service and Armed Forces from the personnel of the Joint Forces provided a proper security there.  

Today, the situation remains controlled all checkpoints within the certain road corridors in the Joint Forces Operation area. All entry-exit checkpoints at the boundary line opened according to the autumn schedule in their usual mode from 7 a.m. 

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Passenger-traffic flow remains at the average daily level, serving about 35-40 thousand people daily at all the checkpoints within Luhansk and Donetsk regions. 

As reported earlier, one local resident suffered injuries as a result of the shelling of Marinka settlement; he was working in his garden when the enemy bullet hit him.  

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