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Serviceman found hanged in western Ukraine

His body was found in a forest near his unit.

A 27-year-old serviceman of military unit A-0998 was found dead in Yavoriv, Lviv Region, a representative of the military prosecutor's office of the Western region has said.

The body of the junior sergeant was found in a forest near his military unit. The prosecutor's office did not release any other details.

At the moment, forensic experts and police officers are working at the scene.

As reported earlier, a 22-year-old serviceman of the National Guard killed himself while on duty outside the Luhansk regional court of appeal in Severodonetsk.

On 17 January, a conscript born in 1998 was founded on the territory of a guarded facility in Dnipro. He shot himself in the head with an AK assault rifle.

In 2017, the Ukrainian army had 98 non-combat losses in Donbas. The total non-combat losses in the army that year reached around 200 servicemen.

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