27.12.16 13:13

No one killed, two Ukrainian soldiers wounded, two captured by militants yesterday, - ATO spokesperson

Two Ukrainian military were wounded, two captured by militants in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) in the east of Ukraine on Dec. 26.

This was announced by Defense Ministry speaker on ATO matters Oleksandr Motuzianyk at a briefing on Tuesday, Censor.NET reports.

"Over the past 24-hour period, no one was killed among Ukrainian military. Two our fighters received injuries. In addition, two Ukrainian military were captured after they got lost at Bakhmutska road," he said.

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According to Ukraine's National Security and Defense Council, 10,000 Ukrainians have been killed and more than 20,000 wounded since the beginning of the anti-terrorist operation in the Donbas in 2014. As reported by the U.N., the total death toll of the conflict in Ukraine from mid-April 2014 to Dec.1, 2016 is 9,758, with another 22,779 people wounded.

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