Residents of villages in Rivne region of Ukraine in the night of Saturday, made an attack on the position of the border guards who are first filtered equipment used in the illegal amber fields, said the press service of the main Directorate of the Ministry of internal Affairs in area.
the Ministry stressed that the July 10, police officers together With employees of the border service held events for disclosure and suppression of illegal mining of amber in a forest near the village of Stone, reports the news Agency. During the RAID were caught a few miners, selected the T-25 tractor, animal-drawn cart, factory pump, the hoses and the intake hose and delivered to the nearest post office of border inspectors.
After some time at pornpost began to gather citizens who demanded the release of arrested and the return of their property, about 100 people." With stones, metal rods, pieces of fence, the Locals attempted to capture the inspection Department of a border service " Stone ". Because this broke down the door, broke the fence, knocked four Windows, damaged roof covering and two official cars ", - told in the regional Department of the Ministry of internal Affairs. To prevent the seizure of parts and weapons the guards had to use their weapons." as a result, 39-year-old resident of the village of Stone and 22-year-old villager received injuries to the foot health ", - is told in the message. The victims were brought to a medical facility. Under this act prosecuted under the criminal code for failure to comply with guidelines for the protection of subsoil and numerous riots " Criminal code of Ukraine. Above the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has subjected the prosecution authorities in the organization of illegal mining of amber in three areas in the West of the country, because of what the state budget is losing millions of dollars." Two weeks giving the security forces For the destruction of the racket at the sites of extraction of amber. 90 % of amber in Ukraine is produced illegally under the protection of the police organisation. Will drive without protection on one of the three Western regions and show how and who protects iniquity!", he said.