Five Ukrainian soldiers wounded in Donbas in last day

14:13, 28 August 2015

No Ukrainian soldiers were killed but five 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 Friday, according to an UNIAN correspondent.

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"Over the last day, we havenэt lost any Ukrainian soldiers, but five were injured as a result of military clashes near the Donetsk airport," he said.

As UNIAN reported earlier, the combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 109 times overnight, using banned artillery systems 15 times, mortars 34 times, and Grad multiple rocket launchers once.

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