Journalist Yurii Butusov warns about this on his Facebook page, Censor.NET. informs.
"There are details and conclusions about new tactics, used by the terrorists during the attack on the checkpoint near Kamianka village. This act of terrorism was not a suicide, it was committed by a local taxi driver, whose car was loaded with a bomb without his knowledge. The information was clarified by the National Security and Defense Council and DmytroTymchuk," Butusov says.
All the circumstances of this act of terrorism, according to the testimony of an eyewitness, leads to such a conclusion, the journalist says.
"A minibus approached the checkpoint. Its driver was a middle-aged man. An eyewitness who was lucky to survive does not believe he was a suicide bomber. The serviceman claims it was a local whose car was loaded with a powerful explosive - up to 30 kg of TNT and a radio detonator was installed there. The driver was calm. Most likely, it was a taxi driver (he has not been identified yet) who had been asked to carry a cargo box. The poor man did not realize his car was turned into a bomb which was activated remotely," Butusov says, noting that there are not three, but at least five victims of this terrorist attack.
"The reason of such a big loss was presence of many soldiers at the checkpoint. Obviously, the number of soldiers who check documents at checkpoints has to be minimized to prevent them from being such an easy target for terrorists. The main forces that serve at a checkpoint should control the road from disguised positions," the expert says.
It was reported earlier that the minibus which was literally crammed with explosives exploded on Tuesday night, July 22, near the village of Kamianka. Three servicemen were killed. Previously it was thought to be an act of a suicide bomber.
The terrorists that captured Sloviansk used local population as a shield for killing Ukrainian soldiers from behind backs of women and children. Experts note that the militants borrowed such an insidious tactic during the Russian-Chechen wars.