BEIJING, June 3 (Xinhuanet) -- Hundreds of armed fighters have attacked a border guard camp in the eastern Ukrainian city of Luhansk.
A spokesman for the border guard service said a preliminary assessment indicated that five attackers were killed and eight injured.
He also said three servicemen were seriously injured.
The initial assault on the base was carried out by about 100 people.
The border guards responded with gunfire.
The number of attackers then swelled to around 400 a few hours later.