Emergency Intercept Protocol has been declared in Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) due to the murder of Somali Battalion commander Givi, a source in DPR People’s Militia informed a reporter of the Rossa Primavera News Agency on February 8th.
“Security measures have been escalated in the Republic, Emergency Intercept Protocol has been implemented. DPR citizens are to remain calm and not succumb to panic. Please immediately inform emergency services of the Ministry of State Security, Ministry of Internal Affairs, and military police of any suspicious persons,” the source stated.
Today, at 6:12 AM, a Hero of the DPR, colonel Mikhail Tolstykh was assassinated as a result of sabotage. At the moment, an investigation is being conducted at the site of the incident. According to the official version, the explosion was caused by “Shmel” man-portable rocket launcher.
Source: Rossa Primavera News Agency
* Mikhail Tolstykh, callsign Givi was the commander of the “Somali” 1st Independent Tank Battalion. He was born in Ilovaysk on July 19th, 1980. In 1998-2000, he served in the army and received the specialty of a tank crew member. Since May, 2014, he was defending Slavyansk. In summer, 2014, he participated in fighting to liberate Ilovaysk. Since September, 2014, he participated the liberation of Donetsk Airport – Editor