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 One Ukrainian soldier killed, nine wounded, eight shell-shocked over past day, - ATO spokesman

One Ukrainian soldier was killed, nine were wounded, and eight shell-shocked in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) area on Dec. 19.

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

"Unfortunately, we sustained losses in combat yesterday. One Ukrainian soldier died, nine fighters were wounded. In addition, eight Ukrainian soldiers were shell-shocked. All the cases occurred in the Svitlodarsk salient," 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.Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n420171