Shellings have left three Ukrainian soldiers injured in Donbas over the past 24 hours but nobody has been killed, Ukrainian Presidential Administration spokesman Andriy Lysenko said.
"Over the past 24 hours, the hostilities resulted in no fatalities among our soldiers, but still three [servicemen] received injuries. This happened in the Donetsk sector. One soldier was injured in a UAV [unmanned aerial vehicle] attack, when an incendiary mixture was dropped near Kostiantynivka, the other two in a mortar shelling outside of Avdiyivka," Lysenko told a briefing in Kyiv on Monday.
According to verified data, one Ukrainian serviceman was killed on April 23. He received injuries on the frontline and died later in hospital in Bakhmut, he said.
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Three instances of shelling were recorded in the past 24 hours in the Stanytsia Luhanska district, the Luhansk sector, he added.
As for the Donetsk sector, almost 50 artillery shells were fired on Ukrainian army positions after midnight from a 152mm howitzer located at a distance of 20 kilometers. As a result, a church was damaged in Pravdivka, the Kostiantynivka district, Lysenko said, adding that fire adjustment was conducted with use of The Zoopark-1 intelligence and radar complex.
Separately, nine instances of shelling were recorded in the past 24 hours in Zaitseve and outside of Luhansk.
As for the Mariupol sector, Ukrainian army positions near Maryinka and Shyrokyne were shelled 17 times in total over the past 24 hours, Lysenko said.