Ilovaisk tragedy: 84 Ukrainian servicemen still missing

Ilovaisk tragedy: 84 Ukrainian servicemen still missing

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Ukrinform
According to preliminary estimates, 366 Ukrainian servicemen were killed, more than 450 were wounded, 300 were taken captive and 84 soldiers are still considered missing after the Ilovaisk tragedy in August 2014. 

"In August 2014, around Ilovaisk and in the town, according to preliminary estimates, 366 Ukrainian servicemen were killed, more than 450 were wounded, 300 were taken captive and 84 soldiers are still considered missing," Ukraine’s Deputy Interior Minister Vadym Troyan said, the Ministry’s press service reports.

Eleven Interior Ministry officers are still missing, he noted.

These August days of 2014 witnessed the climax of the Ilovaisk tragedy, when the Ukrainian armed units were surrounded as a result of the confrontation with the Russian troops.

August 29, Ukrainians honor the soldiers who died in the Russian-Ukrainian war for Ukraine’s integrity and sovereignty.

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