Three Ukrainian soldiers killed in action in Donbas on June 27, names revealed

Source : 112 Ukraine

All three served with the 93rd Detached Motorized Brigade
08:05, 29 June 2018

112 Agency

The Ukrainian army's 93rd Detached Motorized Brigade lost three soldiers in combat in Donbas on June, 27. On Friday morning, the command of the brigade made their names public, putting them on Facebook.

'On June 27, our positions near Bohdanivka were under fire all day long. In the morning, the enemy used anti-tank guided missiles, heavy machine guns and small arms. At about 4 p.m., the militants fired Minsk-banned artillery and 120-mm mortars', the post reads.

Three Ukrainian servicemen sustained fatal injuries during these attacks.

Related: Ukrainian soldier killed by enemy's sniper in Donbas on June 26

35-year-old Oleksandr Kholin from Volchansk, Kharkiv region (northeastern Ukraine) served with the brigade since April 2016; he was the veteran of battles in Krymske, Luhansk region. He left behind his wife Yanina.

Volodymyr Dyachenko from Dnipropetrovsk region (southeastern Ukraine) was 49. He was survived by his son Ruslan.

Related: TCG agrees on ceasefire in Donbas since July 1

Dmytro Petrushenko, another serviceman born in Dnipropetrovsk region, gave his life along with the two of his comrades.

Previously, the Joint Forces Operation HQ reported that ten Russian militants deceased and another seven were wounded in combat on June 27.

Related: Nine attacks on Ukrainian positions in Donbas since morning, - Defense Ministry

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