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Ukraine
15 Ukrainian WIA's rushed from Donbas to Odesa on Friday, 5 in critical condition
15 Ukrainian, Rushed, Donbas, Odesa, Friday, 5, Critical, Condition

Fifteen Ukrainian soldiers who have been wounded in action (WIAs) in Donbas arrived in Odesa on Friday, five of them are in a critical condition, according to a civil volunteer.

"Five men are in intensive care," volunteer Andriy Tantsiura told UNIAN.

Some of the soldiers were wounded near the village of Shyrokyne close to the Ukrainian-controlled strategic port city of Mariupol, he said.

Ambulances brought them from the local airfield to Odesa's military medical clinical center.

Civil volunteers have launched a fund raising campaign to buy medicines for the wounded.

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