Fighting near Svitlodarsk: 1 KIA, 9 WIA in past 24 hours

16:40, 20 December 2016
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One Ukrainian soldier was killed and nine were wounded in fighting in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, according to a Ukrainian defense ministry spokesman.

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"There was one killed in action (KIA), another nine wounded in action (WIA) and eight cases of concussion," Defense Ministry speaker for Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) issues Oleksandr Motuzianyk said at a briefing in Kyiv on Tuesday, December 20.

Read alsoMilitants try to penetrate Ukraine defenses near SvitlodarskAs UNIAN reported earlier, combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 47 times in the past 24 hours.

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