This was stated by Chief Military Prosecutor Anatoly Matios in an interview with Myr Ukrainian media outlet.
"I’m going to announce the number of nonbattle irrecoverable and sanitary losses of the Ukrainian army. Three regiments. More than a thousand people. It’s nonbattle losses of the ATO," he said.
According to him, the causes of death were different.
"Shooting of colleagues, careless handling of weapons, injuries resulting in death, accidents, allegedly heart diseases," Matios said.
He noted that nine fighters of the disbanded Interior Ministry’s special forces company “Tornado” stood trial while another 15 people had been put on wanted list.
As a reminder, eight soldiers of the disbanded Interior Ministry’s special forces company “Tornado” are accused of torture, rape and other serious crimes.