Serviceman of Ukraine's Airborne Forces dies of combat wounds at hospital

Source : 112 Ukraine

Serhiy Hvozdiyevsky served with the 79th Airborne Forces Brigade; he was wounded in action in Donetsk region and taken to the hospital, but doctors could not save him
18:05, 30 April 2019

Ukraine's Airborne Forces, Beret, Candle, Mourning
HQ of Ukraine's Airborne Assault Forces

Ukraine's Airborne Forces took a casualty on April 30. Sergeant Serhiy Hvozdiyevsky died of the combat wounds at a hospital in Dnipro city April 29. The HQ of the Airborne Forces reported that on Facebook.

The 53-year-old fighter was wounded during the combat mission in Donetsk region. His comrades administered first aid and delivered him to the military hospital in Dnipro.  

The doctors could not save Hvozdiyevsky; he passed away.

Related: Current combat activity in Donbas low, two attacks since morning April 30

The command of Ukraine's Airborne Forces expressed their condolences to the family and friends of the perished warrior. 

Since the early hours of April 30, Russian armed occupants twice attacked Ukrainian positions in Donbas. Maksym Prauta, the speaker of Ukraine's Defense Ministry reported that at a briefing, as quoted by the authority's press office.

The ministry specified that both attacks occurred in Donetsk region.

Related: Rescuers destroy 18 explosive devices in Donbas conflict zone over the week

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