Poroshenko: 794 national guardsmen wounded, 212 killed during ATO

Poroshenko: 794 national guardsmen wounded, 212 killed during ATO

During the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) in eastern Ukraine, 794 soldiers of the National Guard have been wounded, and 212 have been killed.

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko stated this while speaking at the solemn events on the occasion of the National Guard Day of Ukraine on Monday, an Ukrinform correspondent reported.

"A total of 794 soldiers of the National Guard were wounded during the anti-terrorist operation," he said.

The head of state also emphasized that 212 soldiers were killed.

According to him, 182 national guardsmen were posthumously awarded with state awards.

The Day of the National Guard of Ukraine is marked on March 26.


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