Wounded Ukrainian Marine dies in hospital after numerous surgeries

Source : 112 Ukraine

Kostyantyn Overko served with the 503rd Marines Detached Brigade
15:48, 24 September 2020

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Kostyantyn Overko, the serviceman of Ukraine's Armed Forces passed away after multiple surgeries. He was heavily wounded by a sniper in Donbas combat area on June 20. The press office of the 503rd Marines Detached Brigade reported that on Facebook

"Kostyantyn Overko struggled for his life for moe than three months; he survived more than 30 difficult surgeries. He was heavily wounded by a Russian sniper on June 20, 2020. Tonight, September 24, Kostya died at hospital. Badgers (nickname of the brigade, - 112 International) express condolences to the family of the deceased", reads the message.  

Related: No shooting in Donbas over 24 hours

Meanwhile, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky believes that Russia should make key steps for the realization of peace in the east of Ukraine, as the president’s press service reported.

“Ukraine is interested in peace the most because the war is in our territory. But on the way to peace, two sides should move and the key steps should be made by Russia that controls occupied territories of Ukraine,” the president said.

Related: Russia should make key steps to achieve peace in Donbas, - Zelensky

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