Ukraine says 70 MIAs are officially reported over years of hostilities in Donbas

20:30, 06 September 2019
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"Since the beginning of the first search operation to rescue missing soldiers and recover the bodies of fallen troops, five years have passed. During this time, 1,787 bodies were found, while 70 servicemen are considered missing in action," the report notes.

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It is also reported that within the framework of the humanitarian project of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, "Evacuation 200", police officers in Donetsk region have already identified nearly 500 bodies of fallen soldiers.

As UNIAN reported earlier, as of late July, a total of 258 persons are reported missing in Donbas.

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