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Ukraine recovers bodies of 121 fallen defenders

After identification, the bodies of the defenders will be handed over to their families for a decent burial.

Ukraine recovers bodies of 121 fallen defenders
Photo: the Coordination HQ for the Treatment of POWs

As a result of repatriation activities, Ukraine has returned 121 fallen defenders, the Coordination Headquarters for the Treatment of Prisoners of War reports

In particular, 12 bodies of defenders who fought in the Luhansk sector, 107 fallen soldiers from the Donetsk sector and two defenders from the Zaporizhzhya sector were repatriated.

The Coordination Headquarters expressed special thanks to the International Committee of the Red Cross for its assistance.

The Armed Forces of Ukraine will transport the repatriated bodies and remains to designated state institutions. Representatives of law enforcement agencies and forensic experts will identify the victims. 

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