Nine warriors of the Ukrainian military were injured in the incident with an unknown explosive item. The incident occurred in Vodyane, Donetsk region, in the Joint Forces Operation area. Press department of the Operative and Tactical Group "East" reported that on March 1.
The car of Ukrainian fighters ran over an explosive device; all injured servicemen are being treated.
The work group of the military police is looking into the incident.
On February 28, Russian mercenaries breached the ceasefire in Donbas seven times. One Ukrainian serviceman lost his life in combat. During the attack in the vicinities of Pishchevik, pro-Kremlin occupants opened fire from 120 mm mortars, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns, small arms and sniper rifles.
"Our comrade, Junior Sergeant Serhiy Oleksandrovych Moiseenko deceased in the Joint Forces operation area, during the enemy attack with the use of small arms and sniper rifles", reads the message.
The brigade expressed his condolences to the family and friends of the fighter.