quinta-feira, 11 de fevereiro de 2016

Ukraine: anti-tank Mine victim 4 civilians on the outskirts of Donetsk

The incident occurred near a checkpoint of the Ukrainian army, in the area occupied by the separatists pró-russos.

The truck would have tried to bypass a traffic jam by the side of the road, despite the warnings of land mined.

A Donetsk resident says:

"It's scary because we're afraid, not only to use the side of the road, but sometimes even stepping on the asphalt. Traffic jams are terrible, is unbearable for my son. Before we could use the side, but now we have to wait for dozens of kilometres ".

The incident occurs at a time when international observers talk of increase d tension on the ground in recent weeks, despite the ceasefire in force since a year ago.

In the vicinity of the Donetsk airport, under control of the separatists, a Ukrainian military says:

"Now the situation is calm, but there are days we were targets for shots with automatic weapons, 300 meters from here".

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