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 Ukraine’s Army suffered 98 non-battle-related deaths in 2017, 178 soldiers received non-battle injuries, - Defense Ministry

Last year, the Ukrainian Armed Forces suffered 98 fatal non-battle casualties in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) zone in the occupied Donbas.

Censor.NET reports citing the Defense Ministry’s response to the request filed by 112 Ukraine TV channel.

In addition, 178 soldiers received non-combat injuries in the ATO zone in 2017.

The ministry did not specify the exact number of soldiers serving in the ATO noting that this information was classified.

Earlier, Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak said that non-battle casualties Ukraine’s Army suffered in the Donbas decreased five-fold in 2017.

Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n3043655