Lysenko: 13 Ukrainian soldiers wounded in Donbas in last day

15:19, 22 February 2016
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No Ukrainian soldiers were killed but 13 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 Monday, according to an UNIAN correspondent.


"Over the last day, we haven't lost any Ukrainian soldiers, but two were injured as a result of military clashes. In addition, 11 of our soldiers were injured as a result of careless handling of explosive device near the town of Maryinka," Lysenko said.

As UNIAN reported earlier, the combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 44 times in the past 24 hours, with hot spots being concentrated in the Donetsk sector.

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