Eight Ukrainian soldiers wounded in Donbas in last day

15:58, 09 March 2016

No Ukrainian soldiers were killed but eight 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 Wednesday, according to an UNIAN correspondent.

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"Over the last day, we haven't lost any Ukrainian soldiers, but eight were injured as a result of military clashes," Lysenko said.

As UNIAN reported, the combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 43 times in the past 24 hours, including 37 times in the Donetsk sector and five times in the Mariupol sector.

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