ATO update: Five Ukrainian soldiers killed, ten wounded in Donbas in last day

14:50, 05 July 2015
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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.

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