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 Nine Ukrainian soldiers killed in action area on July 18

Nine Ukrainian servicemen were killed in the area of combat operations in the country’s east on Monday, July 18.

Censor.NET correspondent reports citing the information submitted by the Civil and Military Cooperation Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Seven Ukrainian soldiers died a heroic death in action, other two died of non-battle causes.

The 53rd Mechanized Brigade lost five soldiers, the 93th Mechanized Brigade - two soldiers, the 36th Marine Brigade - one soldier, and the 17th Armored Brigade - one soldier.

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"Their names are known but this information should not be published before their relatives are notified and one soldier is identified.

"The Civil and Military Cooperation Directorate of the General Staff also managed to swap the body of a soldier of the 54th Mechanized Brigade yesterday. The military died a heroic death in action a few days ago while patrolling neutral zone.

"All the information on losses is submitted in full at the request of commanders of military units. Evacuation of bodies is carried out orderly.

"Glory to the heroes fighting and giving their lives for us, covering the whole Ukraine and each of us by their bodies! We will not forget your sacrifice and your acts of bravery.

"May the memory of you live forever," Censor.NET Chief Editor Yurii Butusov wrote on Facebook.

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