Nine Ukrainian soldiers, police killed in east in last 24 hours

Six Ukrainian soldiers and three police officers were killed in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, officials in Kiev said Monday.

AFP| Updated: Nov 17, 2014, 13:28 PM IST

Kiev: Six Ukrainian soldiers and three police officers were killed in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, officials in Kiev said Monday.

Nine other soldiers and five police officers were also wounded, the authorities said. The latest casualties came with EU foreign ministers set to discuss the unrest in Ukraine in Brussels later Monday.