July 13, 2013 marks 20 years of the disaster, which occurred on the 12th of the Metropolitan frontier outpost, near the village Fri Sorigor, on the Tajik-Afghan border. Russian border guards were attacked by a large group of Mujahideen. Over 10 hours of the personnel of the gates, taking the radial defense, bravely to repel the attacks of the enemy. 25 soldiers and officers were killed. 18 border guards, despite the fact that they were in the middle of a lot of the wounded, managed to break out of the encirclement by going to their rescue comrades. Deputy chief lieutenant Merzlikin outposts, who brought his own subordinates of the fight, then reported to the authorities, "Outpost, attention! The survivors are in front of you. "
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