16-06-2021 11:54 PM Jerusalem Timing

Ukraine Says One Soldier Killed in Clashes in East

Ukraine Says One Soldier Killed in Clashes in East

Ukraine on Saturday reported the death of one soldier as clashes with pro-Russian rebels continue in the country’s war-torn east despite a shaky truce.

UkraineUkraine on Saturday reported the death of one soldier as clashes with pro-Russian rebels continue in the country's war-torn east despite a shaky truce.

Military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said a further nine servicemen had been wounded in the past 24 hours of fighting.

Ukrainian officials said three civilians were also injured in overnight shelling in Dzerzhynsk, a government-controlled town some 50 kilometers (30 miles) from the rebels' de facto capital, Donetsk.