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SLAVYANSK, April 20, /ITAR-TASS/. Documents of the Right Sector have been found among personal belonging of the radicals who attacked a block station near the town of Slavyansk in Ukraine’s northern Donetsk region overnight to Sunday, Vyacheslav Ponomarev, the people’s mayor of Slavyansk, told Itar-Tass.
“Personal belongings of a militant killed in the skirmish had a Right Sector badge number 20,” he said. “Badge number one is held by [Right Sector leader] Dmitry Yarosh. At the site of the incident, we also found a Yugoslav machine-gun, an analogue of German MG 42 machine guns the German army was armed with during WWII.”
The attackers in four cars approached the block station near Slavyansk in the vicinity of the village of Bylbasovka. When the block station guards urged them to stop, they opened gunfire.
According to the Slavyansk mayor, two block station guards were killed in the skirmish, one more died later in hospital, there others were wounded. Two attackers were killed, five more were wounded in exchange of fire.
Ponomaryov also said that from Sunday on, the people’s volunteer corps of Donbass would impose a curfew: civilians, with an exception of officers of emergency services, would be banned to move around the town from midnight till six in the morning.
Schools and kindergartens will resume their work from Tuesday, according to Yuri Tarasenko, a representative of the new city state administration. Earlier, it was planned to resume classes at schools from Monday, April 21.