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 Farewell to Natalia Khoruzha: nurse killed rescuing wounded from battlefield. PHOTO

The last respect to the heroic woman will be paid in the village of Prosiana in the Dnipropetrovsk region.

Censor.NET reports citing ''Ostannia shana'' Facebook.

44 years old Natalia Khoruzha was killed evacuating the wounded soldiers from the battlefield on Feb. 2. The militants shelled the medic car.

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Farewell to Natalia Khoruzha: nurse killed rescuing wounded from battlefield 01

Sergeant Junior Natalia Khoruzha was born in Pervomaisk in the Dnipropetrovsk region. In 1990, she graduated from medical school in Dnipro city and worked as a nurse. She settled in the village of Prosiana with her husband.

She has been serving at the frontline for five months. Before she started serving under contract she was afraid she would not have enough physical power to pull the wounded from the battlefield. But she has managed to do it and saved many lives.

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Natalia Khoruzha was a medical instructor of the 1st Mechanized Battalion of the 54th Mechanized Brigade since August 2016.

Shortly before her death Natalia was submitted for the award. Now she will be awarded posthumously.
   
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