38 military medics have perished during Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) in Donbas. This was reported by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko during the speech at Pokrovsk in Donetsk region, broadcast by 112 Ukraine TV channel.
"I want to thank medics, who are selflessly conducting their professional duty in wartime. About 3.5 thousand military doctors have provided medical care directly in the combat zone and at the front line of defense. Over 200 among them were wounded, 248 military medics were awarded with state honors, 38 medics, unfortunately, did not return from the battlefield," Poroshenko said.
According to him, over 10 thousand Ukrainian military officers received medical assistance since the ATO beginning.