: Seven Ukrainian soldiers wounded in Donbas in last day

15:56 May. 14, 2016

Seven Ukrainian soldiers wounded in Donbas in last day

Ukrainian soldiers on the frontline (UNIAN Photo)

Russian-backed separatist forces increase number of attacks

No Ukrainian soldiers were killed but seven were wounded in the Donbas conflict zone over the last 24 hours, presidential administration spokesman for the Anti-Terrorist Operation Colonel Andriy Lysenko said at a briefing in Kyiv on Saturday, May 14, according to an UNIAN correspondent.

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

Read also Destroyed Russian tank and banned mines found in Donbas

According to Lysenko, five servicemen were injured as a result of militant attacks in the Avdiyivka industrial zone, while another two soldiers were injured in a booby-trap blast near the village of Novoselivka Druha.

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