Ukraine reports 1 WIA in past 24 hours

16:38, 31 August 2016
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One Ukrainian soldier was wounded in fighting in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, according to a spokesman for the Ukrainian Presidential Administration.

REUTERS

"There was one wounded in action (WIA) as a result of militant shelling in the village of Pisky," Andriy Lysenko, administration spokesman for Anti-Terrorist Operation issues, stated during a briefing in Kyiv on Wednesday, a UNIAN correspondent reported.

Read alsoRussia amasses 100,000 troops in Donbas, Crimea, Ukraine border – LysenkoAlso, as UNIAN reported earlier, combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 75 times in the past 24 hours, including 24 times in the Donetsk sector, 25 times in the Mariupol sector and 26 times in the Luhansk sector.

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