2 307 Ukrainian militaries died from the beginning of the armed conflict in Donbas as the Head of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Viktor Muzhenko reported to Liga.net.
According to him, 8 185 militaries got wounded as at July 27, 2017. He noted that the noncombat casualties are not included in the articulated numbers. Totally in three years, the noncombat casualties compose 871 people.
‘The war always destroys people. It is the nature of it. We have 2 307 mortalities and 8185 wounded in three years of the war. And it is only the combat casualties. 871 people compose the noncombat casualties. We treat the deaths of the militaries from the illness, death from the violation of the security measures such as the weapon handling, death in the road accident or suicide’, he claimed.
Muzhenko added that the number of the dead militaries out of the front line essentially decreased in comparison with 2015-2016.