Ukraine reports 1 WIA in past 24 hours

18:32, 01 January 2017
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One Ukrainian soldier was wounded in fighting in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, according to a Ukrainian defense ministry spokesman.

Photo from UNIAN

"One Ukrainian soldier was wounded in action (WIA) near the village of Zaitseve as a result of enemy shelling," Defense Ministry speaker for Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) issues Oleksandr Motuzianyk said at a briefing in Kyiv on Sunday, January 1.

As UNIAN reported earlier, combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 44 times in the past 24 hours.

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