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 Ukrainian soldier and musician Mykola Hordiichuk killed by booby-trap near Avdiivka. PHOTO

Ukrainian soldier Mykola Hordiichuk with call sign Hryzun was killed in a combat mission in the zone of the anti-terrorist operation yesterday.

Mykola Hordiichuk served in Harpun special designation battalion of the patrol service, which performed special reconnaissance and anti-subversive operations, Censor.NET reports citing Hromadske.

The battalion's intelligence squad triggered trip-wire actuating device near Avdiivka. Hordiichuk died on the way to hospital, while another soldier is in coma, and two more servicemen received moderate wounds.

Mykola was an active member of Plast National Scout Organization of Ukraine, public figure of the city of Kamianets-Podilskyi, leading singer of Svoierіdne and Dendi musical bands. He also was a member of the 15th sotnia of Maidan self-defense during the Revolution of dignity. When the war broke out in the east of Ukraine, he volunteered to serve in Harpun special designation battalion.

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