A soldier from Cherkasy Anton Mospan was shot by a sniper in the area of Joint Forces Operation in Donbas. This was reported by the local InfoMOST agency with the reference to regional military commissariat.
According to the Chief Military Commissar of the region Yevhen Kurbeta, the Ukrainian serviceman was born in 1991.
Anton Mospan was a senior sergeant and served in 3029 military unit (9th Operational Regiment of the National Guard of Ukraine).
On the evening of October 16, while on duty in Luhansk sector, he shot dead by a sniper.
The information about the death of a fighter was also confirmed by the volunteer Oksana Tsyhanok on her Facebook page.
As it was reported earlier, Colonel Ivan Petrenko, the Chief of Aviation of Ukraine's 'East' Air Force Command is one of the two pilots who lost his life in the crash of Sukhoi Su-27UB fighter in Vinnytsia region.
The authorities added that all aviation involved in the Clear Sky drills, the multinational air force exercise in central Ukraine, meets all technical requirements, and the aircraft was duly examined before the flights.