The state border service reported its loss for the period of ATO in the Donbas

Госпогранслужба сообщила о своих потерях за период АТО на Донбассе

The guards counted the loss

Almost 70 border guards were killed during the ATO.

During the antiterrorist operation in Eastern Ukraine killed 69 guards. About it reports a press-service of the Ministry of internal Affairs with reference to the first Deputy Chairman of the State border service Basil Serwatka.

“The war claimed the lives of 69 defenders of the border. 428 guards were injured, in which 35 of the defenders of the border have lost or partially lost work capacity. 5 soldiers went missing,” – said the Servatus.

According to him, about 30 guards who were injured, the President noted mark of distinction “For participation in the anti-terrorist operation”. Since the beginning of the ATO insignia of the President received more than 250 border guards.

We will remind, on September 29 in Luhansk region killed two border guards when he stepped on an unknown explosive device.