On the border with Ukraine Russian border guards opened fire on the smugglers

In Rostov region, Russian border guards opened fire on the smugglers, who in two vehicles tried to break through from the territory of Ukraine with a large consignment of cigarettes. It is reported TASS with reference to information of the border Department of the FSB of Russia in the Rostov region

The incident occurred on the banks of the river Seversky Donets in the village Tarasovskiy district. According to the border guards, the attackers smuggled goods were transported on boats across the river and tried on two cars UAZ “Patriot” to flee deep into Russian territory.

“During the arrest one of the perpetrators did not fulfill the legal requirements of border patrol, stop and drove her car to the border guards. Employees had to use their weapons. One of the detainees was injured on a tangent of the hand and right hip. The victim received the necessary medical assistance, his life and health threatens nothing”, — said the Agency interlocutor.

One of the border guards, said the Agency received a leg injury, do detainees seized cars and smuggle — 10 thousand packs of cigarettes.