: Ukraine milirary headquarters report on situation in combat zone

14:14 Aug. 14, 2016

Ukraine milirary headquarters report on situation in combat zone

Ukrainian border guards train near the city of Mariupol, August 9, 2016. (UNIAN Photo)

Military spokesperson reveal number of casulaties over the last day

No Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and three were wounded over the last 24 hours in the eastern Ukraine combat zone. That's according to military spokesperson Oleksandr Motuzianyk.

The situation remains tense in the Donetsk sector, with the area near Avdiyivka being the main hotspot. The Russian-backed separatist forces continue to use mortars. Ukraine reports 24 militant armed provocations over the last day.

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The militants have reduced activity in the Luhansk sector, with five provocations recorded in the area over the last 24 hours.

On Satuday, August 13, the Russian-backed militant forces mounted 56 attacks against Ukrainian army positions.

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