One Ukrainian military and the body of one deceased soldier captured by militants in the Donetsk region on February 25, said the speaker of the administration of the President of the ATU Andrei Lysenko.
«On February 25, two servicemen of the Ukrainian Armed forces, moving by truck in position in the direction of the front line, hit a land mine. The explosion of the truck totally destroyed and killed one soldier. The second soldier and the body of the deceased is being invaded by illegal armed groups. It happened in the Bakhmut district of the Donetsk region», — he said at briefing on Monday in Kyiv.
According to Lysenko, the Ukrainian government and military commanders «to make every effort to return».
Adviser to the head of the security Service of Ukraine Yuriy Tandit informed that the SBU deals with the issue of the release of captured Ukrainian military in Bakhmut district of Donetsk region.
«The SBU receives such information. While we do not comment for the guy who needs to be rescued. We will do everything to rescue our soldier», he said in comments to the Agency «Interfax-Ukraine».
At the same time, according to the speaker of the AP, for the last day in the ATO zone none of Ukrainian military was killed and was not injured. «71 despite the shelling in days by the enemy, none of our soldiers was killed or injured,» said Lysenko.
As reported in the clashes, the Ukrainian military has occupied the strategic heights in Dokuchayevsk. In addition, the Ukrainian military has restored control over Shyrokyne. According to the ATO headquarters, leaving Shirokino, the militants have mined almost every house: put dozens of stretch marks, mines and booby-traps.
Ukrainian military also from-for continuous attacks of terrorists were forced to occupy the industrial area near Avdiyivka, Donetsk region. The enemy used mortars prohibited caliber, automatic grenade launchers and heavy machine guns.
After the explosion of a truck on a land mine in the area of ATO on February 25, one military was killed, another was captured 29.02.2016