21 underaged young men died in ATO area, informed President Petro Poroshenko during “Lesson of Courage” with Kyiv lyceum students and trainees in military academies, which was aired by “112 Ukraine” TV channel.
“As of the end of the year 21 young men under 18 and 650 men of 18-25 died in eastern Ukraine protecting our country. The youngest of them Nazar Yakubovskiy, 17, from Khmelnitskiy was in volunteer battalion”, - claimed Poroshenko.
According to Ukrainian military forces since the beginning of ATO 2 673 soldiers died and 8 519 were injured. State Border Service informed that as of the end of December, 67 frontier guards died, 406 were injured and 6 are missing. 11 members of Ukrainian Security Service died, 100 were injured.