Officer of the special battalion of the military unit of 3035 Denys Loshkarov from Kherson died in the Joint Forces Operation zone near Mariupol during the hostile shelling on Saturday, December 15, according to the press office of the National Guard.
‘The leadership of the National Guard of Ukraine expresses deep condolences to the family of Lieutenant Denys Loshkarov,’ reads the message.
Oleh Zharykov from the special battalion of the military unit of 3035, in civil life, Denys Loshkarov was a lawyer, a chairman of Kherson local self-defense unit. He has been serving in the National Guard of Ukraine since 2015, participated in hostilities near Shyrokyne and the whole front-line.
‘I got sad when I heard about the loss of our brother. I understand how difficult it is to put up with this irreparable grief. I share with you the pain of loss, I grieve with you, I support you at the hour of grief,’ Commander of the National Guard Colonel General Yurii Allerov.
Yesterday, December 15, the militants opened fire at the position of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Donbas 12 times. One soldier died from the bullet of a sniper and one more warrior sustained injuries.