Ukraine reports 2 KIA, 8 WIA in past 24 hours

15:20, 21 December 2016
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Two Ukrainian soldiers were killed and another eight -- wounded in fighting in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, according to Ukrainian Defense Ministry spokesman for the Anti-Terrorist Operation Col. Andriy Lysenko.


"There were two [soldiers] killed in action (KIA), another four wounded in action (WIA) and four cases of concussion," he said at a briefing in Kyiv on Wednesday, an UNIAN correspondent reported.

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