Ukraine reports 11 WIA in past 24 hours

15:40, 22 December 2016
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Eleven 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 11 wounded in action (WIA) as a result of militant artillery and mortar shelling at Svitlodarska Duha," Defense Ministry speaker for Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) issues Oleksandr Motuzianyk said at a briefing in Kyiv on Thursday, December 22, a UNIAN correspondent reported.

Read alsoTurchynov on battles near Svitlodarsk: Our troops take new positions after counter-attackAs UNIAN reported earlier, combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 24 times in the past 24 hours.

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