Two civilians blown on trip-wire set up by occupiers in Luhansk region

15:30, 02 May 2017
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One civilian killed and another wounded in an explosion due to triggering a trip-wire actuating device planted by the Russian-backed militants, the Main Intelligence Directorate of Ukraine's Defense Ministry posted on Facebook.

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"May 1, local residents were blown up by a trip-wire actuating device in the vicinity of the settlement of Mykhailivka, one of them was killed. The local occupation authorities are trying to hide the fact that servicemen of the engineering unit of the so-called 'armed forces' of the self-proclaimed 'LPR' (Luhansk People's Republic) set up mine barriers, accusing a sabotage and reconnaissance group of the ATO forces," the report said.

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