Donetsk, Apr 23 – DAN. A monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission was killed, another one wounded as to the mission's vehicle drove on and exploded on an anti-tank mine, said DPR Operations Command deputy commander Eduard Basurin.

"Today, on 23 April 2017, as two SMM patrols en route from Slavyanoserbsk to Sokolniki, in the vicinity of Prishib (LPR) township, one mission's vehicle exploded on an anti-tank mine killing one monitor and wounding another."

According to the available information, the patrol "deviated from the main route and was moving along a side road, which is prohibited by the SMM mandate".

Basurin emphasized that DPR Command has been continuously warning international mission about Kiev's saboteurs operating on the contact line. *ot