ATO update: Five Ukrainian soldiers killed, ten wounded in Donbas in last day
Five Ukrainian soldiers were killed and another ten were wounded in the Donbas conflict zone in the last 24 hours, head of the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters, Colonel Oleksandr Motuzianyk said at a briefing on Sunday, according to an UNIAN correspondent.
"In the last day, we lost five Ukrainian soldiers, and another ten were injured as a result of hostilities," he said.
According to Motuzianyk, the soldiers were killed when their military vehicle was driving over a landmine near the village of Donetske in Luhansk region.
"Three wounded [in the landmine blast] have been hospitalized, there is no danger to their lives," he said.
At the moment, the command is investigating the causes and circumstances of this accident.