On the border with Romania in Chernivtsi border guards detachment detained two smugglers.
This was reported on the website of the state border service.
“Border guards discovered is unknown, which is rapidly heading towards the border with stretchers on their shoulders, and began to catch up with them for detention. Smugglers, noticing the soldiers threw about 20 boxes of cigarettes and began to flee. However, in a few minutes, realizing that it is much more than border guards, returned to the use of force against the outfit and recapture abandoned goods”, – stated in the message.
It is noted that the state border service officers had to use weapons.
“As a result, two people received bullet wounds in the lower extremities. These citizens have already taken to the city hospital”, – reported in the SBS.
The incident was reported to the police and other law enforcement agencies.
“We stress that resistance to the lawful actions of the border guards during the execution of the last duties for border security is unacceptable. The guards will continue to do everything possible to stop attempts of illegal border activity”, – emphasized in state frontier service.