Civilian wounded by a landmine explosion in Luhansk region

Source : 112 Ukraine

A 72-years woman touched the explosive device with a hoe
10:30, 10 September 2015


The press service of the Luhansk regional administration stated that a 72-year old woman in Stanytsia Luhanska was blown up by the landmine. The pensioner touched the device with a hoe, what caused an explosion. Now the civilian is hospitalized.

"We have got a very serious problem. All the fields, roads, forests, orchards from the frontline areas are just dotted with this “lethal harvest”, unexploded shells, landmines, and other explosive devices. We try to demining the territory with the help of international organizations, but a lot of the explosive devices still remain unmined," said the head of the Luhansk regional administration Heorhiy Tuka.

ATO press center stated that only one ceasefire violation took place in Donbas during the last day. Militants shelled with small arms and grenade launchers Ukrainian positions near Avdiivka, Donetsk region.

The representatives of the self-proclaimed Luhansk and Donetsk People's Republic during yesterday's meeting of the contact group said that the Ukrainian troops should leave some strategically important buildings in the area of Mariupol (Donetsk region).

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