June 02, 2014 10:44
Ukrainian army roadblock put under fire near Slovyansk
KYIV. June 2 (Interfax) - A Ukrainian army roadblock near Slovyansk, Donetsk region, was put under fire early on Monday morning, Ukrainian military operation spokesman Vladyslav Seleznev wrote on Facebook.
He said the servicemen returned fire and the shooting stopped.
Forces engaged in the Slovyansk operation continue to fulfill their missions, including the restoration of "law and order in the region" and the blocking and killing of militiamen who refuse to lay down arms, Seleznev said.
"Sufficient numbers of servicemen and military hardware have been assigned to accomplish these missions," he emphasized.
Meanwhile, the Slovyansk militia headquarters reported the Ukrainian servicemen injured five civilians on Sunday. Five civilians were wounded in today's mortar, howitzer and helicopter fire on the city. The shooting ended at about 9 p.m. Moscow time," the Slovyansk militia headquarters said.
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