This is reported by Censor.NET citing the Ministry ofDefense of Ukraine.
By mining the railand road communications the separatists want to disrupt the supplyof humanitarian aid delivered by the ATO forces to the residents ofliberated cities in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions. The retreatingmilitants try to mine not only the road ways but alsoinfrastructure and livelihood objects of towns and villages in theanti-terrorist operation area.
"Contrary to theConvention on the Prohibition of Anti-Personnel Mines (Ottawa,1997), the terrorists are actively using them. At that, the cynismof the pro-Russian terrorists has peaked - the militants mineobjects completely oblivious to the fact that the probable victimsmay become civilians and even children," the press-service of theMinistry of Defense stated.