Rebel attacks kill 19 Ukrainian soldiers near rail junction: Kiev military

Rebel attacks kill 19 Ukrainian soldiers near rail junction: Kiev military

"Ukraine lost 19 soldiers including 17 members of the armed forces and two interior ministry soldiers,” a military spokesman said.



By (Reuters)

Published: Wed 11 Feb 2015, 2:39 PM

Last updated: Thu 25 Jun 2015, 8:43 PM

Kiev - Nineteen Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and 78 wounded in rebel attacks near the key railway town of Debaltseve, which government troops are defending, a military spokesman said on Wednesday.

“In shelling, rocket attacks and military clashes, Ukraine lost 19 soldiers including 17 members of the armed forces and two interior ministry soldiers,” the spokesman, Vladyslav Seleznyov, told a briefing.


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