Office of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine has been looking into the death of two Ukrainian fighters in Donbas combat area on January 10. Press service of the authority reported that on Tuesday evening.
"Criminal prosecution was initiated on the fact of negligence allowed by a military official, which resulted into severe consequences and was committed in conditions of a special period", reads the message.
Office of the Prosecutor General specified that during the works to restore mine blast barriers in Ukraine-controlled territory, Ukrainian fighters stepped on an unknown explosive device near Kruta Balka, Donetsk region.
As we reported, Russia commenced large-scale shooting exercises on firing ranges next to the border with Ukraine. Some 3,000 men and 300 vehicles are involved, including T-72 main battle tanks, BMP-2 infantry fighting vehicles, as well as standard small arms.