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Insurgents assault Ukrainian border guards in Luhansk Oblast
Kyiv Post ^ | June 2, 2014, 10:22 a.m. | Christopher J. Miller

Posted on 06/02/2014 12:52:03 AM PDT by WhiskeyX

Heavily armed insurgents in eastern Ukraine have attacked a border guard camp in eastern Luhansk Oblast, the country's border guard service reports.

According to a statement posted to the border guard service website on June 2, about 100 armed insurgents attacked the border guards' camp near Luhansk around 12:30 a.m. The border guards exchanged fire with the insurgents over the next several hours, repulsing two attacks as the group swelled to 400.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Russia
KEYWORDS: russia; ukraine

1 posted on 06/02/2014 12:52:03 AM PDT by WhiskeyX
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