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

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

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

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

"Russian-backed occupation troops continued to violate the ceasefire regime, having launched 66 attacks on the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. As a result, one Ukrainian serviceperson was killed. Our deep condolences to the family and close friends of the fallen soldier. Another Ukrainian serviceperson was wounded,” he said.

The ministry's spokesperson added that the wounded soldier was immediately taken to the hospital. He is in a critical condition.


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