Fifty Ukrainian servicepersons killed in Donbas over past year

Fifty Ukrainian servicepersons killed in Donbas over past year

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In 2020, fifty servicepersons of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were killed as a result of the armed hostilities in Donbas.

"Fifty servicepersons of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were killed in the armed hostilities in the Joint Forces Operation area since the beginning of 2020. In addition, 339 servicepersons of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were wounded in the armed hostilities in the Joint Forces Operation area since the beginning of 2020," the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine said in response to an inquiry from the Radio Liberty, Ukrinform reports.

It is noted that 79 non-battle deaths were recorded during the Joint Forces Operation in 2020.

In total, according to the Ministry of Defense, 2,665 servicepersons of the Armed Forces of Ukraine have been killed and 10,152 servicepersons have been wounded in the Anti-Terrorist Operation and the Joint Forces Operation against the enemy forces in Donbas since 2014.

Over this period, the Ukrainian troops suffered 1,168 non-battle casualties.

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