News photographer from Segodnya newspaper killed by shell in Pisky

20:03, 28 February 2015
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A Right Sector military volunteer who was accompanying the photographer was also killed by a shell.

News photographer Serhiy Nikolayev / Photo from Oleksandr Zubkov

In the village of Pisky in Donetsk region, news photographer Serhiy Nikolayev from the Segodnya newspaper came under mortar fire by pro-Russian militants and died from a wound caused by a fragment of a shell.

The commander of the 5th Battalion of the Right Sector's Ukrainian military volunteer corps, nom de guerre "Chorny," confirmed this information to earlier reported that a shell had also killed Right Sector military volunteer Mykola Flerko (nom de guerre "Tank"), who was accompanying news photographer Nikolayev.

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