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, another three were wounded in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) area in eastern Ukraine over the past day.

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

"As of April 19, two servicepersons of the Armed Forces were wounded. One soldier is in critical condition, another one is in satisfactory condition. But the situation escalated significantly that night. On April 20, one Ukrainian defender was killed in enemy shelling... Another soldier suffered combat injury. He is in critical condition,” he said.

Hutsuliak also added that Russian-backed militants continued to violate the ceasefire regime. Over the past day, they launched 35 attacks on the positions of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, using weapons that are prohibited by the Minsk agreements.


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