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 67 border guards killed in action in ATO area, 406 received injuries

Head of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine Viktor Nazarenko announced that the battle losses of the agency has amounted to 67 servicemen over the course of the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) in eastern Ukraine.

Censor.NET reports citing Interfax.

"Unfortunately, 67 our border guards have been killed, 406 have received injuries, six more are listed as missing," he said at a press conference in Kyiv on Tuesday.

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The head of the Border Guard Service also said that no Ukrainian border guards were held in captivity.

In general, according to Nazarenko, 14,500 border guards took part in military operations. More than 13,000 of them have already been granted the status of combatants.

 
 
 
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