Ukraine's military man steps on landmine in Donbas

Source : 112 Ukraine

The serviceman was taken to the hospital in a tough condition
15:46, 31 March 2020


An employee of Ukraine's Amed Forces sustained an injury upon walking on a landmine; the incident took place near Katerynivka, Luhansk region. Upon the administration of first medical aid, the man was evacuated to the medical facility in a grave condition. Ukraine's Defense Ministry reported that on Tuesday.

The landmine was of Russian origin; it belongs to the ammunition banned by the Geneva conventions.

On March 31 so far, Russian mercenaries delivered three attacks on Ukrainian positions in Donbas. 120 mm mines landed In Krasnohorivka in the morning; machine gun fire was observed in the vicinities of Opytne. In Kamyanka, the militants opened fire from an automatic grenade launcher.

The illegal armed gangs attacked Kamyanka, using an automatic grenade launcher.

Related: Two Ukrainian servicemen injured amid shellings in Donbas

According to Ukraine's military intelligence, the enemy continues to reinforce the outposts with artillery and mortar units, as well as anti-tank missile weapons.

On March 30, one Ukrainian soldier was killed in action; another four were wounded.

Related: Donbas conflict: Ukrainian serviceman killed in action

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