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Drunk serviceman kills fellow soldier, wounds another

The army's non-combat losses keep growing.

Drunk serviceman kills fellow soldier, wounds another
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On Sunday, 15 January, a member of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Siversk (Bakhmut District) shot a fellow soldier dead and wounded another from the Kalashnikov assault rifle.

A police source told LB.ua that the military was in a state of alcoholic intoxication.

The culprit faces charges of murder, attempted murder.

Last year, non-combat losses in the Ukrainian army reportedly exceeded combat losses. In particular, 211 Ukrainian soldiers were killed in combat in 2016, while 256 people died from other causes.