Unknown armed individuals seized a petroleum base in the Luhansk region of Ukraine, the press service of the regional Directorate of the Ministry for Internal Affairs said.
The attack took place on Sunday, May 11, in the afternoon. "Unidentified armed camouflaged men - about 15 people - seized the petroleum base in the town of Rovenky of the Luhansk region," officials said.
Circumstances of the accident are being established.
Meanwhile, the town of Krasnoarmeisk, the Donetsk region of Ukraine, declared mourning days on Monday and Tuesday to mourn the victims of violent clashes, local media reported.
On Sunday, armed military battalion "Dnepr" of the National Guards of Ukraine entered the town. Two people were killed in the clashes.
"To honor the memory of Kranoarmeisk residents, who were tragically killed, the days of May 12 and 13 of 2014 were declared the days of mourning," said the press service of the town council of Krasnoarmeisk.
Representatives of the Israeli Defence Ministry responded to recent reports about the possible delivery of S-300 SAM systems from Russia to Syria. Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said that Israel would destroy those systems
Russia is to start supplying S-300 air defence systems to Syria in the near future. The shipments will be conducted free of charge