News from Ukraine: Ukrainian volunteer killed in Shyrokyne, targeted by terrorist sniper: police

11:48 Aug. 27, 2016

Ukrainian volunteer killed in Shyrokyne, targeted by terrorist sniper: police

Checkpoint in Shyrokyne, Donetsk region, conflict zone in eastern Ukraine (UNIAN Photo)

Volunteer came to the conflict zone to bring food products to Ukrainian military

A 30-year-old volunteer from Lviv region was killed in Shyrokyne (Donetsk region), the Communication Department of the Donetsk region police reported.

The police was informed in the evening that a dead body of a volunteer had been brought to the Mariupol hospital from Shyrokyne. 

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Doctors diagnosed he had suffered a "fire bullet penetrating wound of the left half of the chest with damage to the left lung and the heart."

According to preliminary information, the man was killed by a militant sniper.

The volunteer came to the warzone in eastern Ukraine to bring food to Ukrainian troops. 

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The police launched criminal proceedings based on Article 115 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (premeditated murder).

Reporting by UNIAN


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