Ukraine reports 1 WIA in past 24 hours

15:27, 16 December 2016
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One Ukrainian soldier was wounded in fighting in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, according to Ukrainian Defense Ministry spokesman for Anti-Terrorist Operation Andriy Lysenko.

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"There was one wounded in action (WIA) as a result of militant armed provocation near the village of Stariy Aidar," he said at a briefing in Kyiv on Friday, an UNIAN correspondent reported.

As UNIAN reported earlier, combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 39 times in the past 24 hours.

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