Spokesman for the Administration of the President of Ukraine on the ATO Colonel Andrei Lysenko told a briefing in Kyiv on Monday, Ukrinform reports.
"We inform that on February 25 two servicemen of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were driving in a truck towards the front line and were hit by the road bomb. The explosion destroyed the military truck completely, one Ukrainian soldier was killed. The second soldier along with the body of the dead fellow serviceman were captured by an illegal armed group," said Lysenko.
The deadly incident occurred in Bahkmutka district of the Donetsk region.
"The Ukrainian authorities and military commanders make every effort to return them," the spokesman noted.