: Ten Ukrainian soldiers wounded in Donbas in last day

19:25 May. 18, 2016

Ten Ukrainian soldiers wounded in Donbas in last day

Ukrainian sniper takes aim in his trench (UNIAN photo)

Kyiv reports constant ceasefire violations in eastern Ukraine

No Ukrainian soldiers were killed but 10 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 Wednesday.

"Over the last day, we haven't lost any Ukrainian soldiers, but 10 were injured as a result of military clashes in the Donetsk and Mariupol sectors," he said.

Read also Donbas 'truce': Militants use heavy artillery, combat drone

The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 24 times in the past 24 hours, using heavy artillery and an unmanned combat aerial vehicle.

Reporting by UNIAN

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