About the incident on the Russian-Ukrainian border said in the Border Department of the FSB in the Rostov region. The Agency said that the attackers tried to smuggle from the adjacent territory of smuggled fat.
As said the representative a press-services PU of FSB on the Rostov region border crossers were two, and, after the detention it turned out that both men are citizens of Russia.
“On the outskirts of Donetsk city (about 170 km away from Rostov-on-don) SUV UAZ “Patriot” without license plates tried to cross the state border, bypassing checkpoints, – told RIA Novosti the border guard. – Legal requirements to stop were in the car people did not obey and tried to escape. The border guards had to use weapons to intercept intruders”.
“As a result of shooting one of the smugglers received a tangential wound of a Shin of the left leg. Necessary assistance is provided to him, to his life threatens nothing”, – said the representative of the FSB.
In the Russian frontier Department said that during the examination of the SUV revealed that the attackers tried to import from Ukraine to the territory of Russia food – about 500 kilos of fat, packaged in box 21.
“Through its actions, the offenders were endangering the lives and health of border guards, dangerous maneuvering in an attempt to escape. In relation to detainees initiated two administrative proceedings under part 1 of article 18.1 (“a Violation of the state border of the Russian Federation”) and article 18.7 of the administrative code (“disobedience to a lawful order or demand of a military serviceman in connection with performance of his duties on protection of state border of the Russian Federation”)”, – added in Department.