Militants shelled Mayorsk and Marinka checkpoints twice over the past day. It is reported by the press service of the State Border Service.
In addition, the illegal armed groups used small arms and automatic rocket launchers.
Thus, the militants carried out shelling at Mayorsk checkpoint at 19:25 in the direction of Zaytsevo checkpoint. They conducted periodic and intense fire with small arms of 5.45 mm and 7.62 mm caliber from occupied Gorlovka.
During shelling persons and vehicles were forbidden to pass the checkpoint, the guards took all the necessary measures to avoid civilian casualties.
Besides, at 22:45 militants fired at Marinka checkpoint. The positions were fired with small arms of 7.62 mm caliber and ARL-17. The fire was from Alexandrovka that is located on the occupied territory.
As a result of shelling at checkpoints, no border guard was injured.