Ukrainian soldier dies in hospital of serious wounds

Ukrainian soldier dies in hospital of serious wounds

Two Ukrainian servicemen were wounded in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) area in eastern Ukraine over the past day. One of the defenders later died in the hospital.

Ukrainian Defense Ministry's Spokesperson for ATO Oleksandr Motuzianyk said this at a press briefing on Saturday, an Ukrinform correspondent reported.

 "Yesterday, one Ukrainian soldier was wounded as a result of the enemy shelling near Troitske [69km west of Luhansk]. He was promptly evacuated, but, unfortunately, he later died in the hospital of the serious wounds received," Motuzianyk said.

He added that another Ukrainian soldier had been wounded in the area of ​​ Verkhniotoretske (22km north-east of Donetsk) as a result of the explosion of an enemy’s tripwire grenade. He was taken to a military mobile hospital, and the necessary medical assistance is provided to him.


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