Donetsk, Mar 30 – DAN. The DPR soldiers evacuated the body of a Ukrainian scout left in the midst of a minefield by his fellow soldiers, said DPR Operations Command deputy commander Eduard Basurin.

"It is important that the dead scout was abandoned on a minefield by his fellows, and the body was discovered only this night. We were able to evacuate him as the Easter ceasefire came into force, the body has been placed in a morgue."

On March 2, a Ukrainian reconnaissance squad came across a minefield on their way to the DPR. Two troops were killed by mine blasts, three more injured.

Later DPR Command said the squad was planning to carry out a sabotage act involving mining of DPR positions. *ot