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Border guard killed in western Ukraine

A serviceman who had the deadly weapon was detained.

Border guard killed in western Ukraine
Photo: dpsu.gov.ua

A serviceman of the Mostysko border guard detachment has sustained a gunwound which proved fatal, the State Border Service has said on its website.

"According to preliminary information, the bullet was fired from a weapon used by another serviceman on border duty," it said.

The serviceman who had the deadly weapon was detained.

Investigation is underway.

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