One Ukrainian soldier killed in Donbas in last day

18:28, 28 May 2016
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One Ukrainian soldier was killed in the Donbas conflict zone in the last 24 hours, presidential administration spokesman for the Anti-Terrorist Operation Colonel Andriy Lysenko said at a briefing in Kyiv on Saturday, according to an UNIAN correspondent.

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"In the last day, we lost one Ukrainian soldier as a result of military clashes. No soldiers were wounded. It happened in the Mariupol sector during a firefight with an enemy sabotage and reconnaissance group that was trying to penetrate into the rear of our military, but was spotted in time and repulsed," the speaker said.

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