Ukrainian Defense Ministry press secretary Maksym Prauta has said one Ukrainian soldier was killed in a booby-trap blast in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, on Wednesday morning.

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"Unfortunately, a member of the Joint Forces has been killed today after an unidentified explosive device exploded," he said at a briefing on February 26, 2020.

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The ministry expresses its sincere condolences to his relatives and fellow soldiers.

As UNIAN reported earlier, Russia's hybrid military forces on Tuesday, February 25, mounted five attacks on Ukrainian positions in Donbas, eastern Ukraine.