Ukraine reports 1 KIA, 6 WIA in past 24 hours

15:55, 24 September 2016
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One Ukrainian soldier was killed and another six were wounded in fighting in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, according to presidential spokesman for ATO issues Oleksandr Motuzianyk. 

ATO headquarters' press service

"There was one killed in action (KIA) and six wounded in action (WIA)," he said at a briefing in Kyiv on Saturday, an UNIAN correspondent reported.

The Ukrainian army also recorded three flights of enemy UAVs in the ATO zone. The enemy was carrying out reconnaissance activity near the town of Avdiyivka, Hranitne and the Donetsk airport.

Read alsoOSCE monitors in Donbas report threats to be detained, handcuffedMotuzianyk has said the number of attacks on the positions of the Ukrainian troops is on the rise. He has added the militants use mortars that are banned by the Minsk agreements.

As UNIAN reported earlier, Russian occupation forces opened fire on Ukrainian positions in Donbas 28 times in the last day.

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