Another 58 bodies of Azovstal defenders brought to Kyiv

Another 58 bodies of Azovstal defenders brought to Kyiv

The bodies of another 58 Azovstal defenders were delivered to Kyiv.

That's according to the Center for Strategic Communications and Information Security

"The bodies of another 58 Azovstal defenders were brought to Kyiv; four of them had possibly served with the Azov Regiment. The patronage service of the Azov Regiment will be involved in the identification process," the regiment's press service said.

Defenders are planned to be buried at the Memorial to the Fallen Heroes of Azovstal which is expected to be created on the Dnipro River hills.

Read also: More than 2,500 Azovstal fighters held in captivity

As Ukrinform reported earlier, on June 7, a number of bodies of Ukrainian servicemen killed at Mariupol’s Azovstal steelworks were brought to Kyiv.

On June 8,  the bodies of the Ukrainian dead were exchanged in a 50 to 50 swap deal with Russia on the front line in Zaporizhzhia region.

Among 50 bodies, there are 37 those of Azovstal defenders, it was reported.

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