: Number of Ukrainian KIAs exceeds 2,000

13:54 Apr. 25, 2016

Number of Ukrainian KIAs exceeds 2,000

A Ukrainian soldier near Mariupol, Donetsk region, April 6, 2016. (UNIAN Photo)

Most soldiers and law enforcement officers killed in 2014

A total of 2,818 Ukrainian soldiers have been killed since 2014, of which 88 within three months of this year.

According to the Prosecutor General's Office (PGO) of Ukraine, seven soldiers were killed in 2013; 1,600 in 2014; 1,130 in 2015, and another 88 people – within three months of this year.

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Regarding deaths among law enforcement officers, 23 people were killed in 2013, 77 in 2014, 42 in 2015, and one person within three months of this year.

The PGO also said that the formation of the official reporting on KIAs began on January 1, 2013.

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In addition, the PGO said its current reporting did not provide information about the number of dead military or cause of their death (combat, non-combat, suicide, accident, hazing).

The information was provided on the reporting form titled 'Unified report on criminal offenses'.

Reporting by UNIAN.

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