: Fighting spikes in eastern Ukraine, casualties reported
Politics18:05 Jun. 9, 2016

Fighting spikes in eastern Ukraine, casualties reported

One Ukrainian soldier killed, five more wounded in clashes

Death toll is rising in the Donbas region.

One Ukrainian soldier had died and another five were wounded in military clashes with the Russian-backed separatist forces last night.

Kyiv reported, the combatants violated the ceasefire 43 times in the past 24 hours.

Read also Kremlin retreats on financing 'Donbas project'

The most intense shooting took place near Avdiivka and Yasynuvata in the Donetsk region.

According to Ukraine's military, the separatists also suffered losses as two militants were killed in action.

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