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Combat losses at 2,197 since beginning of ATO

About 8 thousand Ukrainian soldiers were wounded.

Combat losses at 2,197 since beginning of ATO
Photo: Photo: Max Trebukhov

Since the beginning of the armed conflict in Donbas, 2,197 Ukrainian soldiers died in combat, the Chief of General Staff and the Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Viktor Muzhenko, said on Friday as quoted by Interfax-Ukraine.

"The combat losses of the Armed Forces of Ukraine over the period amounted to 2,197 people, while non-lethal losses at about 8 thousand," Muzhenko said.

In 2016, the non-combat losses in Ukrainian armed forces at 256 exceeded the combat losses od 211.

According to the General Staff, 3,064 representatives of all law enforcement agencies have been killed in combat in Donbas as of the end of November 2016.