The commander of the battalion patrol special police "Lugansk-1" Sergei Gubanov died in the performance of tasks in Luhansk region of Ukraine, three soldiers were injured, reported the press service of the Ministry of internal Affairs of the country.

"Yesterday in the Luhansk region killed the battalion commander Sergey Gubanov. During the execution of the task command headquarters for the operation of the United forces, he and three soldiers of the battalion patrol special police "Lugansk-1" received shrapnel wounds. Fighters medical assistance", – stated in the message of Ministry of internal Affairs.

According to the interior Ministry, the incident occurred on Wednesday at about 21.30 (same as GMT) near the village of CreditBank Luhansk region of Ukraine. All the circumstances are established.

The Ukrainian authorities in April 2014 began a military operation against the breakaway LC and the DNI, which declared independence after a coup in Ukraine in February 2014. According to the latest UN victims of the conflict were about 13 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbass is discussed, in particular, during meetings in Minsk the contact group, which from September 2014 adopted three documents regulating the steps to de-escalate the conflict. However, after the armistice agreements between the parties to the conflict continue shooting.