Three Ukrainian soldiers killed, five wounded in Donbas conflict zone in last day

14:55, 17 March 2015

Three Ukrainian soldiers were killed and another five were injured in the Donbas conflict zone over the last 24 hours, National Security and Defense Council spokesman Andriy Lysenko said at a briefing in Kyiv on Tuesday, according to an UNIAN correspondent. 


"Over the last day, we have lost three Ukrainian soldiers, and another five were injured as a result of military clashes," Lysenko said.

According to Lysenko, the Ukrainian soldiers were killed by shelling, as well as a result of a vehicle going over a land mine.

As UNIAN reported earlier, on March 16, a vehicle of the Ukrainian armed forces blew up on a land mine near the village of Nyznie Lozove of the Artemivsk district.

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