Two killed, three injured as minibus hits anti-tank mine in Russian-occupied Donbas

19:45, 23 February 2019
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Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation (JFO) headquarters has reported that a minibus with civilians hit an anti-tank mine near the Olenivka checkpoint in Donbas – located on temporarily uncontrolled territory of Ukraine – killing two people and injuring another three.

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"Today, at 12:30 [Kyiv time] a vehicle blew up 50 meters from the Olenivka checkpoint, where representatives of the Russian occupation forces control the movement of civilians. According to preliminary information, a minibus, carrying civilians, hit an anti-tank mine after swerving off road," the JFO press service said on Saturday, February 23.

"As a result, two people died, and another three were injured," the report said.

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