: Two Ukrainian soldiers killed, two wounded in Donbas in last day

17:41 Mar. 21, 2016

Two Ukrainian soldiers killed, two wounded in Donbas in last day

Ukrainian servicemen build a bunker and dig trenches as Ukrainian forces try to strengthen their position near the front line on December 18, 2015 in Pavlopil, Ukraine. (Getty Images)

Russian-backed separatist continue attacking Ukrainian army positions

Two Ukrainian soldiers were killed and another two were wounded in the Donbas conflict zone in the last 24 hours, presidential administration spokesman for the Anti-Terrorist Operation Colonel Andriy Lysenko said at a briefing in Kyiv on Monday.

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"In the last day, we lost two Ukrainian soldiers, and another two were wounded as a result of military clashes," Lysenko said.

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The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 32 times in the past 24 hours, including 28 times in the Donetsk sector, twice in the Mariupol sector, and once in the Luhansk sector.

Reporting by UNIAN


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