Ukraine's Defense Ministry

An enemy sniper has wounded a Ukrainian soldier in the area of Avdiyivka in eastern Ukraine's Donbas warzone.

That's according to the Ukrainian delegation to the Trilateral Contact Group.

"Today, December 17, at about 17:40, as a result of sniper hit, a soldier of one of our mechanized brigades was wounded in the Avdiyivka area. The Ukrainian delegates to the JCCC [Joint Ceasefire Control and Coordination Center] immediately activated the ceasefire coordination protocol and sent a special note to the OSCE SMM," said the statement, released via Telegram.

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