It was a 25-year-old man. He was the pointer and died on March 17 as a result of a mortar attack of the Ukrainian position. Viktor Grabar was from Dnipropetrovsk region.
“The war has taken another young life. The command and personnel of the military unit express the deep condolences to the family of the deceased soldier,” the message said.
Earlier President Petro Poroshenko reported that 2955 soldiers of Armed Forces of Ukraine died from the beginning of the hostilities in the Donbas combat zone.
Earlier, pro-Russian militants from Luhansk region stated about the capture of a soldier of Ukraine’s Armed Forces. Allegedly, the militants shelled them and Ukrainian “saboteurs” retreated. As a result of the attack, one Ukrainian soldier became disoriented due to the concussion and was captured by the militants. Ukrainian side refutes this information.