Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) claims that a shooting incident took place on the border with Ukraine. The firefight occurred between the Russian Border Guards and the illegal migrants who tried to enter Russia.
The showdown resulted in one fatality among the culprits, the FSB said as quoted by TASS.
"Three armed unidentified individuals tried to breach the border from Ukraine to the Russian Federation, which was denied by the border guard unit. Upon the attempt to apprehend them, the culprits resited, resorting to the use of firearms", reads the message.
Russian border guards returned fire, whcih resulted in fatal wounds for one of the attackers. Another two escaped in the unknown direction.
The Ukrainian side has not yet provided any comments on the incident.