Ukraine under attack: Ukraine reports seven wounded in conflict zone over past 24 hours
Politics14:17 Oct. 24, 2016
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Ukraine reports seven wounded in conflict zone over past 24 hours

No soldiers were killed as militant forces launched 35 attacks

No Ukrainian servicemen were killed, but seven were wounded in fighting in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, Ukrainian Defense Ministry spokesman Andriy Lysenko reported at a regular press briefing on Monday.

The confirmed enemy losses stand at 6 dead and 6 wounded, Lysenko added.

Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 35 times in the past day - 20 in the Mariupol sector, nine barrages in the Luhansk sector, and six in the Donetsk sector – including four artillery attacks.

Lysenko specified that almost 100 mortar shells were fired on Ukrainian positions in the Donetsk sector, namely in Luhansk and Avdiivka.

 

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