Kiev says no troops killed in past day for first time since truce

Self-propelled howitzers of the Ukrainian armed forces are seen near Artemivsk, eastern Ukraine on Feb 25, 2015. Ukraine's military said on Wednesday that one soldier was wounded but no troops were killed over the past 24 hours, the first day wi
Self-propelled howitzers of the Ukrainian armed forces are seen near Artemivsk, eastern Ukraine on Feb 25, 2015. Ukraine's military said on Wednesday that one soldier was wounded but no troops were killed over the past 24 hours, the first day without a fatality since a shaky truce came into effect on Feb 15. -- PHOTO: REUTERS

KIEV (AFP) - Ukraine's military said on Wednesday that one soldier was wounded but no troops were killed over the past 24 hours, the first day without a fatality since a shaky truce came into effect on Feb 15.

"Over the past day, one soldier was wounded but there were no dead," military spokesman Andriy Lysenko told journalists.