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 About thousand bodies of soldiers remain unidentified - Ruban

The total number of persons that have gone missing in the zone of the antiterrorist operation is 1,200 - 1,300.

Volunteer and director of the Center for the exchange of prisoners, head of the "Officers' Corps", Colonel-General Volodymyr Ruban reported at a press conference in Kyiv, Censor.NET informs citing UNIAN.

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"About a thousand of our soldiers without their names and surnames inscripted on the graves are buried in the cemeteries of four cities including the one in Dnipropetrovsk - there are about 500 graves," he said.

"Those are killed servicemen, who cannot be identified. They were taken the tissue samples from to determine their DNA, and then a lot of time is needed to perform DNA testing, to compare it with the DNA of relatives," Ruban said.

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"According to the SBU and the UN, the total number of persons that have gone missing in the zone of the antiterrorist operation is 1,200 - 1,300," the volunteer said.

 
 
 
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