Two soldiers killed, 3 wounded as APC hits landmine in Luhansk
Two Ukrainian army servicemen were killed and another three were injured when their armored personnel carrier drove over a landmine on Saturday, the governor of Luhansk region has said.
The incident happened at about 1600 near the village of Katerinovka in the region’s Popasnyanskiy district, Luhansk Governor Hennadiy Moskal said, according to an UNIAN reporter.
The Ukrainian APC was on a reconnaissance patrol mission on a dirt road when it went over the mine, Moskal said. He said two soldiers killed, aged 30 and 40, died at the place of the explosion.
Three others have been hospitalized, he said.