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Two Ukrainian soldiers blown up by explosive device in Luhansk region
11:04, 6 November 2015
Two Ukrainian soldiers blown up by explosive device in Luhansk region

In Luhansk region casualties continue to happen in result of land and trip wire mines explosions, according to the head of Luhansk civil-military administration Georgiy Tuka

11:04, 6 November 2015

AFP

In the area of Zolote settlement, Luhansk region, two Ukrainian soldiers were badly wounded after from the blast of explosive device, the press service of Luhansk regional civil-military administration (CMA) via Facebook.

"Yesterday, November 5, at 18:00 in the area of ​​Zolote-4 (Popasna district, Rodina mine) two soldiers were blown up by an unidentified explosive device. According to the preliminary version, it was a trip wire. The injured were taken to hospital. According to doctors, they are in critical but stable condition. It is planned to transport the wounded to the hospital in Kharkiv,” said in a statement.

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According to the head of Luhansk regional CMA Georgiy Tuka, military engineers are working on mine lifting in the region.

"In Luhansk region, the soldiers and the local residents continue to periodically bump up against such deadly “findings”. In the area is working group of engineers who have a lot of work on demining the region", Tuka told.

As it was reported before, in Donetsk region, since the beginning of the current year from the explosions on trip wires, mines and other unknown explosive devices  were killed 23 civilians, including 4 children, 8 women and 11 men; injured 67 people (5 children, 27 women and 35 men).

Related: A woman undermined on a trip wire mine in Donetsk region

Related: 30% of territories of Volnovakha district contaminated with mines - OSCE

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