Ukraine reports 3 WIA in past 24 hours

16:19, 01 December 2016
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Three 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 two wounded in action (WIA) as a result of militant shelling, and another one was injured in a booby-trap blast," Defense Ministry speaker for Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) issues Oleksandr Motuzianyk said at a briefing in Kyiv on Thursday, December 1, a UNIAN correspondent reported.

In addition, on November 29, one civilian was injured as a result of enemy shelling in the town of Avdiyivka, he said.

As UNIAN reported earlier, combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 30 times in the past 24 hours, focusing on the Mariupol sector.

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