Ukraine lost four other serviceman on Saturday, and the death
toll among Ukrainian soldiers since the ceasefire came into
force now stands at about 150, according to Kiev's military.
There has been continued shelling from both sides, even after a
peace deal signed by Ukraine, Russia and separatist leaders on
Sept. 5 under the auspices of the Organization for Security and
Cooperation in Europe.
Both government forces and rebels have accused each other of
violating the terms of the truce, raising fears it could
More than 4,300 people have been killed overall since the
separatist rebellions erupted in eastern Ukraine in April,
according to the United Nation data.
Ukrainian military say that rebels are continuing attacks on the
positions of government forces near the cities of Donetsk and
Luhansk, and more than 50 attacks have taken place in the past
(Reporting by Pavel Polityuk; Editing by Richard Balmforth)
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