Ukrainian border guard unit got under mortar fire near Donetsk while moving on Kuguar APC

Today Russian-terrorists troops shelled Ukrainian border guard unit that was on patrol near Novotroitske village of Donetsk Region. Border guards were moving to one of the checkpoints on Kuguar APC. On the cross-road Novotroitske-Dokuchajevsk-Berezove (47.754491, 37.593545 on GoogleMaps) it got under mortar fire. One of the mines exploded near the vehicle, but the armor protected all border guard who were inside the APC. Kuguar was hit by shrapnel.

Kuguar APC of State Border Guard Service of Ukraine

Kuguar APC of State Border Guard Service of Ukraine

Also because of the shelling Ukrainian checkpoints “Bugas” and “Berezove” stopped all traffic in order to protect local population.

Crater left after mortar mine exploded near Kuguar APC

Crater left after mortar mine exploded near Kuguar APC

Reported by State Border Guard Service of Ukraine at http://dpsu.gov.ua

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