2,055 Ukrainian soldiers died and 7,299 injured in Donbas over 2 years, - military prosecutor

Source : 112 Ukraine

Overall 9,354 casualties reported in Donbas over 2 years
15:38, 21 March 2016

As a result of military operation in Donbas 2,055 Ukrainian soldiers died and 7,299 soldiers were injured over two years, informed Chief Military Prosecutor Anatoliy Matios.

“There have been 9,354 casualties in Donbas over two years: 2,055 Ukrainian soldiers in ATO area have died and 7,299 have been injured”, - Chief Military Prosecutor informed during a briefing on Monday, March 21, in Kyiv, reports Interfax-Ukraina.

The prosecutor emphasized that a special office has been created as part of the General Prosecutor’s Office, which is conducting a pre-trial investigation of around 100 criminal procedures the amount of which is 400 volumes.

27 indcitment have been directed to court, including 7 – against 8 citizens of the Russian Federation; 11 Russian soldriers have been declared wanted.

Matios also mentioned that 4 court decision have already come into force. According to these decisions, 5 people were found guilty of conducting aggressive military operations against Ukraine.

Earlier Matios assessed Ukraine’s damage over annexation of Crimea by the Russian Federation.

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