Terrorists attacked a penal colony in Luhansk Oblast and helped eight prisoners escape



War in the Donbas

Militants of the so-called “Donetsk People’s Republic” (DNR) helped eight prisoners escape from the penal colony in Slovianoserbsk, as the chairman of the State Penitentiary Service of Ukraine Serhiy Starenkyi wrote on his FB.

“The terrorists who call themselves representatives of the self-proclaimed “DNR” assaulted the penal colony number 60 in Slovianoserbsk of Luhansk Oblast. 20 people in two vans took part in the attack. Sentries on two obseravtion towers were fired at, the attackers tried to destroy the main enclosure using grenade launchers. Towers were smoked by using flammable mixture and grenades. The sentries opened fire in response,” wrote Starenkyi.
According to him, because all the guards of the penal colony were fending off the attack, eight prisoners escaped by climbing over the main fence. After the convicts overcame the fence under cover of the militants’ fire, the terrorists retreated.
An investigation is underway. There were no injuries among the staff.

Source: censor.net.ua

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  • Donald Casavant

    Well I guess that the DNR needed new recruits since they cannot just waltz across the border any more. Prisoners should do just as well as Russians for cannon fodder! The State will also save a lot of money on food and salaries of the prison guards.

  • sandy miller

    If there were only 40 terrorists I don’t understand why the prison couldn’t have killed them? Sounds suspicious to me.

    • Donald Casavant

      Sandy you are correct, it does sound suspicious. I think it is very hard to find anyone to trust in the Eastern region.

  • Kruton

    Just Bolshevik lunatics in their natural element .