One Ukrainian soldier from Zakarpattia died in Joint Forces Operation zone on October 24, as the press office of Zakarpattia Region State Administration reported.
“On October 23, the fighter of the 15th separate mountain infantry battalion of the 128th separate mountain infantry battalion, a senior soldier Oleksandr Ur born in 1984 was fatally shot by a sniper,” the message says.
It was noted that Oleksandr Ur served under a contract, he had a wife and a little daughter. The soldier will be buried in Zaporizhia, where his family lives.
In September, the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko stated that more than 2900 Ukrainian soldiers died in Donbas combat zone.