The separatists were threatened with machine guns patrol OSCE

Сепаратисты угрожали пулеметом патрулю ОБСЕ

The patrol was threatened by the separatists

The armed men repeatedly struck the gun on the vehicle mission.

Armed separatists DNR was aiming a machine gun at a patrol of the Special monitoring mission of the Organization for security and cooperation in Europe. This was reported from the headquarters of the OSCE, reports UKRINFORM.

“SMM patrol consisting of two armored vehicles and six members, was stopped by armed men at the checkpoint near the DNR controlled the settlement Verhnechusovskie (former October) at 09:57,” reads the message.

In that moment, when the patrol was expecting the passage of the checkpoint in order to proceed on its journey further East to outside the government’s control regions, members of the SMM noticed is partially covered with a heavy machine gun (caliber 12.7 mm) ten meters before the first patrol car of the CMM near the gun was empty. After a few minutes, two men in military uniforms came to the gun, reloaded it and went directly into the first patrol car SMM. Then they repeated the action.

In a few minutes, when the armed men moved the heavy machine gun to the side standing there is the military car, they stopped and sent a barrel of the gun directly into the first patrol car of SMM from a distance of three meters.

The patrol left the place and continued to move further East in the areas not controlled by the government, as planned. The group returned safely to base in Mariupol.

The SMM was informed about the incident by the Joint center for control and coordination.

We will remind, in Donetsk unknown persons fired at the drone of the OSCE.