One Ukrainian soldier killed, three wounded in Donbas over past day

One Ukrainian soldier killed, three wounded in Donbas over past day

One Ukrainian soldier was killed and another three were wounded in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) zone in eastern Ukraine over the past day.

Ukrainian Defense Ministry's Spokesperson for ATO issues Oleksandr Motuzianyk said this at a press briefing on Friday, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

"One soldier was killed and another one was wounded in enemy attacks near Avdiivka. Also, one serviceperson was wounded when the enemy launched attacks using small arms near Shyrokyno. One serviceperson was wounded in a mine blast near Verkhnyotoretske," he said.

He added that Russian-backed militants over the past day launched 17 attacks on the Ukrainian positions using weapons prohibited by the Minsk agreements. Ukrainian troops returned fire 11 times.


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