Body of dead combat medic and wounded Marine still remain on battlefield in Donbas

Source : 112 Ukraine

Russian mercenaries took the medic's body after a fight near Zaitseve, Luhansk region
17:00, 14 July 2020

112 Agency

A body of military medic and a wounded fighter of the 35th Marines Brigade of Ukraine's Armed Forces who ended up in a skirmish during the evacuation of the deceased Ukrainian warrior remain on the battlefield. The location is in the vicinities of Zaitseve, Luhansk region. Commander of the 35th Marines Brigade said so as quoted by TSN news service.

According to the OSCE, the fighter's body who stepped on an unknown explosive device was recovered by Russian mercenaries. A group of Ukrainian servicemen tried to get the body, too, but they retreated under enemy fire.

Related: No casualties among Ukrainian forces in Donbas over day

Currently, the OSCE has been trying to make a deal with militants to get the body of the medic and the wounded fighter back. There's no information if the wounded man is alive or dead.

On July 13, a combat medic of Ukraine's Armed Forces was killed in Donbas.

Related: Army doctor killed in Donbas during evacuation of dead and wounded soldiers

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