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 Names of those killed in Hunter blow-up announced by Luhansk governor

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According to military update, two soldiers and two civil volunteers from the Lviv region were killed in a Hunter vehicle blow-up at a landmine near Popasna, the Luhansk district, yesterday, May 17.

This is announced by Censor.NET citing the press service of the Head of the military civilian administration of the Luhansk region Hennadii Moskal.

"44-year-old colonel and 19-year-old common soldier (car driver) of the National Guard, and well as civil volunteers, 45-year-old V. Bondar and H. Yevdokymenko from the Lviv region, were killed in the landmine explosion. Another volunteer, 37-year-old A. Romanchak, was gravely wounded and taken to emergency room of the Artemivsk city hospital," the press service specified.

Read more: Hunter vehicle tripped a land mine near Popasna killing three volunteers and one soldier

As reported, Hunter vehicle tripped a land mine on a dirt road to Troitske village (Popasna area) near Debaltseve around noon on Sunday. The landmine was presumably installed by a sabotage-reconnaissance group of separatist fighters.

The press service also noted that the Head of the military civilian administration of the Luhansk region Hennadii Moskal was being convinced to take this road for his trip to Troitske at the same time.

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