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24 January 2020, 17:06

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Kiev forces lost 5 killed, 27 injured in non-combat accidents in 2020

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LUGANSK, January 24 (Lugansk Media Centre) – Ukrainian Combined Task Force North has lost five troops killed and 27 injured in non-combat accidents since the beginning of 2020, said LPR People's Militia press service head Yakov Osadchiy.

"Non-combat accidents in the Ukrainian Combined Task Force North caused five death and 27 injuries since the beginning of 2020," he said.

One troop died in the 72nd brigade, four in the 93rd brigade. Seventeen injured troops serve in the 72nd brigade, eight – in the 93rd brigade, and two in the 46th brigade.

Ukrainian combat losses in 2019 amounted to 290 troops killed and more than 600 injured.

Ukrainian government launched the so-called anti-terrorist operation against Donbass on April 13, 2014. Its status was changed to the joint forces operation in 2018, though the situation on the ground remained mostly unchanged as Kiev forces keep violating the ceasefire announced and reconfirmed by the sides multiple times.

LuganskMediaCentre — 24 January — Lugansk