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"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.