A group of saboteurs from Ukraine has attempted to break through the Crimean border, Politnavigator reported on August 7, citing local sources. According to the report the group of Ukrainian saboteurs came across the border checkpoint and engaged Russian servicemen in a firefight. According to Politnavigator’s report, one Russian border guard was killed and few others wounded. The Russian Life News TV channel said that one person was killed and three were wounded.
Further reports said that the fighting erupted at a border checkpoint in the Krasnoperekopsk region of the Russian peninsula on August 7 morning.
The enhanced border security was introduced in Crimea.
It’s interesting to note that the incident followed major anti-terrorist exercises of the Russian National Guard and Airborne Troops in the Crimean Peninsula. It allows to conclude that the local authorities realize the high level of terror threat from the Ukrainian direction.