"As reported, the explosion happened due to the vehicle riding over an improvised explosive device. The terrorists incurred casualties," Tymchuk wrote.
He also announced that from the positions north of Makiivka, the enemy shelled eastern outskirts of Horlivka, the Donetsk region, with MLRSes. Horlivka is currently controlled by the Russian terrorists troops.
"According to our data, this is not a military provocation, but a mistake of the terrorists' artillery who are very poorly trained," Tymchuk noted.
He also announced that Ukrainian army made preemptive strikes on the borders of Russian terrorists troops concentration near Avdiivka and Opytne, where the troops were preparing for an attack.
"Terrorist groups of the 'DPR' and Russian soldiers who just arrived were hit by the strikes. The killed and wounded were evacuated by the enemy to the downtown of Donetsk," Tymchuk wrote.
Regarding the Donetsk airport, the situation there is difficult but under control of Ukrainian forces. This was announced by Yurii Biriukov, the adviser to the President Poroshenko and famous volunteer, on his Facebook page.
"The past 36 hours were very hot - two people killed over the past 24 hours, and 15-18 wounded (we do not know exact number yet)," he wrote.