– Combat losses in the ranks of the armed forces of Ukraine since the beginning of military operation in the Donbass in April 2014 amounted to 10 thousand 710 soldiers, among them 2 thousand 333 died, say in the General staff of the Armed forces of Ukraine (AFU).
“As 28.10.2017 … combat losses amounted to 10710 members of the Armed forces of Ukraine, including irrevocable 2333, sanitary – 8377 (wounded and injured in the fighting),” – said in a statement on the website of the General staff on Facebook on Saturday.
According to him, throughout 2016 as a result of fighting killed 212 military APU, sanitary losses amounted to 1277 military APU. While non-combat losses was 65% less than combat.
As said in the APU, “in the current, 2017, there is a trend towards a significant decrease in two times of non-combat losses in the armed forces of Ukraine”.