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Militants fire OSCE mission in the area of Shyrokine

8 april 2015 | 13:15

The observers managed to negotiate with the militants and cross the checkpoint. 

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Representatives of the OSCE mission were not injured
The militants of the so-called "DPR" opened warning fire on the OSCE mission in the area Shyrokine.

"The mission was stopped at a checkpoint on April 7. When the OSCE representatives approached the checkpoint, one of the "DPR" members immediately opened warning fire from heavy machine gun," – says the OSCE's report.

Nevertheless, the observers continued their dialogue with one of the fighters, which resulted in their trucks been searched and allowed to cross the checkpoint.

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Earlier, the militants did not let the OSCE mission to Gorlivka. On March 18, pro-Russian fighters from other units of the so-called "DPR" threatened to kill OSCE representatives.

Source: Ukrinform

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