Ukrainian serviceman dies in Donbas while performing a combat mission

Source : 112 Ukraine

The circumstances and causes of the soldier's death are being investigated
11:56, 13 August 2020

A Ukrainian soldier died in Donbas while performing a combat mission. This was reported by the press service of the operational and tactical group of Luhansk region on Facebook.

“While performing a combat mission, a serviceman of a separate reconnaissance battalion from the Joint Forces died as a result of careless handling of a weapon, having received a gunshot wound incompatible with life,” the statement said.

It is noted that the soldier died from a gunshot wound due to careless handling of the weapon.

The circumstances and causes of his death are being clarified.

Related: Day in Donbas: One ceasefire violation, no casualties among Ukrainian servicemen

“The Joint Forces Command expresses its condolences to the family and friends of the deceased defender of Ukraine,” the press service added.

Earlier, it was reported that since the beginning of August 12, Donbas militants committed three ceasefire violations and fired at Ukrainian positions with prohibited weapons. 

Related: Local elections possible in Ukraine-controlled areas of Donbas, - Central Election Committee

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