Kiev forces install 25,000 explosive devices in Donbass during the conflict

Kiev forces install 25,000 explosive devices in Donbass during the conflict

January 24, 2020 18:39

Donetsk, Jan 24 – DAN. Ukrainian armed formations have polluted Donbass territory with more than 25 thousand explosive devices, said DPR People’s Militia deputy chief-of-staff Eduard Basurin.

“Ukrainian armed formations hace installed more than 25 thousand explosive devices in Donbass since the beginning of the offensive,” he said.

Ukrainian forces mine civilian infrastructural too in case of their retreat. In particular, four road bridges and a dam in the Artyomovskiy district were mined over the past week. New mine belts appeared in the vicinity of Dzerzhinsk, Novgorodskoye, Krasnogorovka, Slavnoye, Maryinka, Avdeyevka.

“Due to the low level of expertise of Ukrainian engineer units commanders the mine maps are drawn just formally, th7s leading to a larger number of civilian casualties, Basurin said.

Over the past week, 10 Ukrainian troops died, eight were injured in mine blast incidents.*ot