During the year militants 142 times shelled the positions of Ukrainian border guards and KPVV, – state border service

За год боевики 142 раза обстреляли позиции украинских пограничников и КПВВ, - Госпогранслужба

Militants in 2016 142 times fired at the checkpoints and place of service of frontier guards. It is reported by the state border service of Ukraine.

Since the beginning of the Russian aggression heroically killed 67 border, 415 border guards were injured, 5 still missing. The status of the participant of military operations is provided more than 16 thousand military personnel and employees of the Department.

This year, the state awards were given to 52 of the guard, the title of Hero of Ukraine posthumously awarded the senior Lieutenant Vyacheslav Semenov. Since the beginning of the ATO, the state awards received 721 border guard.

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Recall, December 14, gunmen opened fire on people standing in a queue for PPC “Mayors”, one person was killed and one was wounded.