Two Ukrainian servicemen die during exercises in Donbas

Source : 112 Ukraine

The tragedy occurred on May 13
15:53, 14 May 2020

112 Agency

Two fighters of the Ukrainian Armed Forces deceased in an incident during combat exercises. The tragedy took place on May 13, the Joint Forces Operation HQ's press service reports.

All details are now being sorted out, and the military police are investigating. 

One of those who lost their life was Private First Class Oleksandr Karpyka. "(...) deceased while on duty with the Joint Forces Operation in Luhansk region. The military man sustained a gunshot penetrating wound from a sniper bullet. Unfortunately, the operative [surgical] interference could not allow saving a fighter's life", reads the message.

Related: Day in Donbas: One Ukrainian fighter wounded

Previously, the Joint Forces Operation HQ's press service claimed one fatality among the Armed Forces ranks. Another two fighters were wounded in action.

Related: Day in Donbas: Militants violated ceasefire five times

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