The residents of Mariinka demand to remove a checkpoint from the downtown
10:54 / 26 Dec. 2016 / 674
Locals are outraged that checkpoint located just in the center of the town had been carried by militaries a hundred meters closer to private houses putting in danger the life of civilians reported by social group “Marinka24”.
The day before, at the meeting the residents addressed to the local authorities to remove the inner checkpoint from the center of Mariinka. However, this request was accepted by its own way, so, the checkpoint was moved closer to the households.
“Meanwhile, the checkpoint is still on the same place, but preparedness to move it quite visible”, – said in a statement.
The residents of Mariinka expressed concern that the moving the checkpoint closer to households could provoke attacks and be a real life threat to people living nearby.
“It is a threat to those who walk daily through this checkpoint to work, study and back, and to get under a stray bullet or shell fired on the checkpoint”, – the report said.
The residents asked Marinka authorities, charitable organizations to eliminate the checkpoint.
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