Russian militants got in the way of mine clearing works in the area of Hnutove, Donetsk region. As the occupants opened fire there, workers of the rescue unit were immediately evacuated. State Emergencies Service reported that on April 26.
The attack occurred on Monday morning. The endangered area was close to the field where pyrotechnical units of the Service were clearing mines.
23 workers of the pyrotechnical unit and five vehicles were evacuated from the area. No casualties were observed.
"Currently, the works are stopped", the authority said.
As we reported, on late April 24, Russian mercenaries landed a mortar attack on Vodyane, Donetsk region. Civilian objects and infrastructure were damaged during the shooting, said press office of the HQ of Joint Forces Operation. The occupants shot 12 mines of 120 mm, four mines of 82 mm, and twelve grenades from an SPG, the rocket-propelled grenade launcher. No civilian victims were reported.