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 967 Soldiers Killed in ATO. Reports of Thousands Dead at Ilovaisk Are FSB Lies, Poroshenko Says

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko stated that the soldiers’ death toll in the anti-terrorist operation is 967.

He stated this during a working visit to the Lviv region, Censor.NET reports citing LB.ua.

"967 victims. This includes the Army, border guard troops, the National Guard, and the Security Service," the President said.

Read also: 873 Ukrainian Servicemen Dead and 3,275 Wounded During the ATO - NSDC

Poroshenko urged the audience not to believe the information about the death of thousands of Ukrainian troops at Ilovaisk (the Donetsk region), calling dissemination of such information lies of the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB).

He also noted that there are 400 unidentified bodies, however, according to the President, the overwhelming majority of these bodies are Russian troops and separatists.


 
 
 
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