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"Black Tulip" humanitarian mission declares 500 missing in the Donbass region

12/19/2016 07:34:02 pm
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According to preliminary estimates, the number of missing persons in the result of the Donbass conflict is about 500 people. This was stated by Yaroslav Zhilkin, the head of the search sector of the "Black Tulip" humanitarian mission at a press conference on Monday, - reports "Ukrinform".
"Today, there are about 500 people missing, including civilians, in the territories of the clashes. About 100 of them are soldiers, who were registered in the Armed Forces, Security Service of Ukraine or Ukrainian National Guard, - reported Yaroslav Zhilkin.
According to him, the actual number of the missing persons in the Donbass area will be known only after the completion of all search operations. Mr. Zhilkin added that as of today, at Dnipro’s Krasnopolskoe cemetery alone there are 135 graves of temporarily unidentified defenders of Ukraine.