"There were five wounded in action (WIA) as a result of the hostilities," Defense Ministry speaker for Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) issues Oleksandr Motuzianyk said at a briefing in Kyiv on Monday, January 9, a UNIAN correspondent reported.

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