8 Ukrainian troops KIA at Svitlodarsk Arc over 5 days – Lysenko

15:20, 23 December 2016
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Eight Ukrainian soldiers were killed in action at Svitlodarsk Arc from December 18 to December 23, Col. Andriy Lysenko, speaker for the ATO at Ukraine's Defense Ministry, said at a Friday briefing, an UNIAN correspondent reported.

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Col. Lysenko also said that over the past day, two Ukrainian soldiers were killed in action (KIA) and another three were wounded in action (WIA).

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