Farewell ceremony over Ukrainian army’s volunteering medic Iryna Shevchenko

18:56, 3 July 2019

A farewell ceremony took place in Kherson, southern Ukraine; people came to say goodbye to Iryna Shevchenko, the Ukrainian military medic who also served as a volunteer for the army in Donbas.

Shevchenko deceased in the combat area on July 1, as Russian armed gangs opened fire on an ambulance car. Three medics passed away in that attack. Iryna made it to the hospital, but the deadly injuries took their toll. 

Her comrades from the 36th Detached Brigade of Marines joined the ceremony and carried the coffin.