Ukraine reports 5 WIA in past 24 hours

15:25, 26 July 2016
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Five Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in fighting in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, according to a spokesman for the Ukrainian Presidential Administration.

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"There were five wounded in action (WIA)," Andriy Lysenko, administration spokesman for Anti-Terrorist Operation issues, stated at a briefing in Kyiv on Tuesday, an UNIAN correspondent reported.

As UNIAN reported earlier, the combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 61 times in the past 24 hours, while three skirmishes – two in the town of Maryinka and one in the town of Avdiyivka – were reported.

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