16:25 28.10.2017

Over 2,300 Ukrainian servicemen killed in Donbas since April 2014

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Over 2,300 Ukrainian servicemen killed in Donbas since April 2014

Combat casualties of the Ukrainian Armed Forces have reached 10,710 servicemen since the start of the military operation in Donbas in April 2014, of them 2,333 servicemen have been killed, the Ukrainian Armed Forces General Staff said.

"As of October 28, 2017, combat casualties stand at 10,710 servicemen of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, including 2,333 irreversible casualties, and 8,377 servicemen wounded or injured during fighting," the General Staff said on its Facebook account on Saturday.

A total of 212 Ukrainian servicemen were killed and another 1,277 were injured in fighting in 2016, it said. At the same time, the number of non-combat losses was 65% lower than the number of combat losses.

"This year, 2017, sees a tendency toward a considerable decrease, by 50%, in non-combat losses in units of Ukraine's Armed Forces," the General Staff said.

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