"Over the last day, we have lost three Ukrainian soldiers, and another five were injured as a result of military clashes," Lysenko said.

According to Lysenko, the Ukrainian soldiers were killed by shelling, as well as a result of a vehicle going over a land mine.

As UNIAN reported earlier, on March 16, a vehicle of the Ukrainian armed forces blew up on a land mine near the village of Nyznie Lozove of the Artemivsk district.