One Ukrainian soldier died after explosive device blew up in Donbas in past day


One Ukrainian soldier died after an explosive device blew up in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) zone in eastern Ukraine over the past day.

Ukrainian Defense Ministry's Spokesperson for ATO issues Oleksandr Motuzianyk said this at a briefing on Tuesday, an Ukrinform correspondent reported.

"As a result of the enemy fire provocation, none of the Ukrainian soldiers was injured. Unfortunately, one soldier was blown up by the explosive device near the village of Novotoshkivske (53km north-west of Luhansk)," Motuzianyk said.

He added that the serviceman received nonsurvivable multiple injuries.