Six Ukrainian soldiers wounded in Donbas conflict zone in last day

15:23, 17 June 2015

No Ukrainian soldiers were killed but six were injured in the Donbas conflict zone over the last 24 hours, presidential administration spokesman for ATO issues Colonel Andriy Lysenko said at a briefing in Kyiv on Wednesday, according to an UNIAN correspondent.


"Over the last day, we haven’t lost any Ukrainian soldiers, but six were injured as a result of active military clashes," he said.

As UNIAN reported earlier, after midnight, an assault group of the militants tried to attack the positions of the Ukrainian armed forces near the town of Maryinka.

Russian-backed militants in the Donbas attacked Ukrainian army positions and residential areas 58 times from Tuesday evening to Wednesday morning.

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