Skirmish near Zolotoy: nationalists attacked the Armed Forces checkpoint
Ivan Filonenko, an officer of the press service of the People’s Militia of the self-proclaimed Lugansk People’s Republic, said at a briefing on October 15 that an armed conflict took place between the Ukrainian Armed Forces and Biletsky’s nationalists from the “National Corps” who arrived at the 72 checkpoint in the Zolotoe-4 area Golden "and not allow" retreat from their positions. "
The servicemen of the 72-th brigade of the Armed Forces who were at the checkpoint refused to allow nationalists to pass through the checkpoint, which led to a conflict with the use of firearms weapons.
- said Filiponenko.
As a result, the nationalists surrounded the checkpoint, after which they disarmed the military, seizing from them, in addition to small arms, an infantry fighting vehicle. During the clash, two fighters of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, who in serious condition were taken to the hospital, were injured. Nationalist losses are not reported. Also, nothing is known about the reaction to this incident of the command of the Operation of the Joint Forces (OOS) of Ukraine.
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