Over 300 kg of drugs were confiscated by Russian frontier guards at the Tajik-Afghan border in October, reports the press service of the frontier group of the Federal Frontier Service (FPS) of Russia in Tajikistan. Forty-two trespassers of the state border and the border regime were detained. Frontier details twice engaged in clashes with armed border trespassers as a result of which one frontier guard was killed. Frontier details were five times shelled from small and crew-served weapons in October. Five pieces of weaponry, four shells, explosives and a radio-station of foreign make were confiscated over this period.
A Russian fighter with call sign Rassvet (Sunrise) destroyed an Abrams tank in the area of Avdiivka, the 15th Separate Guards Motorized Rifle Brigade said