It is reported that during the feast, the company drank alcohol, and the 45-year-old owner of the house took out a grenade and pulled the pin out of it.
The deceased are men born in 1958 and 1980. Three more men who survived the explosion of the grenade received injuries of varying severity.
Meanwhile, Ukraine's Chief Intelligence Department reports that illegal armed units in Donbas are deploying extra firing positions for machine gunners and anti-tank missile launchers. They also increase the number of snipers to be involved in combat. Press office of Ukraine's Defense Ministry reported that .
"Armed Forces of the aggressor state increase their combat potential in the temporarily occupied territories and near the borders of Ukraine; they carry on with provocative steps", reads the message.
According to the Chief Intelligence Department, Russian occupants have been also deploying new artillery and mortar sites, and delivering ammunition supplies to the frontline positions.