In Donbass, a car of the Ukrainian armed forces was blown up, as a result of which one Ukrainian serviceman was killed and three more were injured. This was announced on Tuesday, April 27, by the press service of the Joint Forces Operations headquarters on Facebook.
“Today, on April 27, in the area of responsibility of the operational-tactical group“ North ”, as a result of the explosion of a military vehicle on an unknown explosive device, one soldier from the Joint Forces received injuries incompatible with life. Three more servicemen received combat injuries, ”the message says.
The injured servicemen were taken to the hospital, their state of health is satisfactory. The circumstances of the incident are being established, the service added.
On April 18, it became known that a local resident of the Novokievka settlement, controlled by the self-proclaimed Luhansk People’s Republic (LPR), was blown up by an explosive device near the Seversky Donets River. 1st brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
On April 7, the head of the self-proclaimed DPR Denis Pushilin announced the deterioration of the situation on the demarcation line in Donbass. He said that the number of attacks since the beginning of this year has almost doubled compared to the last quarter of 2020, and the number of military equipment and personnel of the Ukrainian security forces suggests that Kiev is ready to resume hostilities.
The self-proclaimed Luhansk People’s Republic also pointed out that the concentration of forces and weapons on the line of contact on the part of Ukraine creates serious risks of an escalation of the conflict in Donbass.
Since 2014, Kiev has been conducting a military operation against the residents of Donbass, who refused to recognize the results of the coup in the country. At the same time, the Ukrainian authorities blame Moscow for the current situation. The Russian Federation has repeatedly noted that it is not a party to the internal Ukrainian conflict, and called on Kiev to negotiate with the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics, implement the Minsk agreements and achieve de-escalation.