Donetsk, Apr 7 – DAN. DPR People's Militia has thwarted an infiltration attempt by Ukrainian sabotage groups outside the Oktyabr checkpoint.

"Today at 8.30 p.m., war criminal Valeriy Kurach ordered two saboteur groups of 15-20 troops each to advance on the Pischevik - Oktyabr direction for provocation purposes," the DPR Defense said.

One of the squads was expected to cause civilian casualties to blame DPR for them afterwards.

"The DPR watch groups detected the enemy timely and opened fire, the number of casualties is being specified."

The DPR People's Militia has called on the international community to pressure Kiev into compliance with truce agreements to stabilize the situation along the line of contact. *ot