Ukraine reports 5 WIA in past 24 hours

15:49, 29 November 2016
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Five Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in fighting in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, according to a Ukrainian defense ministry spokesman.

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"There were five wounded in action (WIA) as a result of militant shelling," Defense Ministry speaker for Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) issues Oleksandr Motuzianyk said at a briefing in Kyiv on Tuesday, November 29, a UNIAN correspondent reported.

As UNIAN reported earlier, combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 38 times in the past 24 hours, and most of the attacks were recorded in the Mariupol sector in Donetsk region.

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