LUGANSK (QHA) -

Lugansk residents are reporting Russian soldiers trying to commit acts of armed robbery, says a report posted on the website of Ukraine’s Defense Ministry’s Chief Intelligence Department.

“On April 13, 2016, two soldiers with the 6th Motor Rifle Unit of the 2nd Army Corp of the Russian Armed Forces attempted to rob at gun point a Stakhanov resident but encountered fierce resistance. Having suffered a gunshot wound to the leg and a fractured hand, the soldiers were admitted to hospital,” reads the report.

A Russian officer is also reported to have been wounded after a fistfight and shootout occurred in Russian-occupied Lugansk where Russian soldiers were unloading ammunition.

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