Two Ukrainian soldiers and one civilian were killed in incidents involving Kremlin-backed separatists, Kiev said Saturday, a day before the country votes in a parliamentary election.
The Ukrainian army’s press secretary, Dmytro Gutsulyak, said the two soldiers were killed by sniper fire, and added that four other servicemen were injured.
In a separate incident, a 60-year-old civilian was killed just outside the separatist stronghold of Donetsk, he added.
The latest casualties were reported hours before a ceasefire was due to start early on Sunday.
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Source: Gulf times