OSCE SMM reports blast in Zolote, Luhansk region

Source : 112 Ukraine

The observers also spotted an AA gun not far from teh local checkpoint
08:51, 21 May 2018

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A OSCE SMM patrol convoy observed an explosion near Zolote, Luhansk region. The incident occurred on May 20. This is mentioned in the report by the OSCE's press service.

'At 11:04 on 20 May, two SMM patrols consisting of ten members and four armoured vehicles positioned themselves about 20m south of a checkpoint of the armed formations inside the disengagement area near Zolote (...) " At 11:06, the patrol members heard an undetermined explosion 300-500m north (assessed as inside the disengagement area). (The SMM had previously observed an anti-aircraft gun (ZU-23, 23mm) about 10m north-west of the abovementioned checkpoint inside the disengagement area).

Both patrols immediately left the area and returned safely to their bases in "Severodonetsk (government-controlled, 74km north-west of Luhansk) and Kadiivka (formerly Stakhanov, non-government-controlled, 50km west of Luhansk), respectively. "

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