Two Aidar Battalion fighters killed in Donbas conflict zone

09:58, 27 May 2015

A fighter of the Aidar Battalion was killed on May 22 while on a combat mission, and another member of the battalion was killed on May 26, the press service of the battalion reported on its Facebook page on Tuesday.


"On May 22, 2015 a fighter of the second Afghan assault company of our battalion, a resident of the town of Shastya, Oleksiy Hashchenko, born in 1965, was killed while on a combat mission," the report says.

It is reported that the soldier has been buried in the town of Starobilsk in Luhansk region.

"Today we’ve suffered another loss – a fighter of the second Afghan assault company, Yevhen Marchuk, born in 1988, from the city of Kryviy Rih of Dnipropetrovsk region, was also killed," the report reads.

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