: One Ukrainian soldier killed, seven wounded in Donbas in last day

20:35 May. 20, 2016

One Ukrainian soldier killed, seven wounded in Donbas in last day

Ukrainian National Guard fighters train in Odesa region, May 18, 2016. (UNIAN Photo)

Ukrainian military press centre reports about casualties in the conflict zone

One Ukrainian soldier was killed and another seven 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 Friday, according to a UNIAN correspondent.

"In the last day, we lost one Ukrainian soldier, and another four were injured as a result of careless handling of explosives. It happened in the Kostiantynivskiy district of Donetsk region," Lysenko said.

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At the same time, no Ukrainian soldiers were killed as a result of military clashes, but three soldiers were wounded.

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"Over the last day, we haven't lost any Ukrainian soldiers, but three were injured as a result of military clashes," Lysenko said.

Reporting by UNIAN.

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