"Another serviceman, the third one wounded yesterday, died in the Alexander hospital. The guy from Kherson born in 1995 received fatal shrapnel injuries to the brain. We extend our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased soldier," she wrote.
This information was later confirmed by Adviser to Interior Minister, MP from the Narodnyi Front faction Anton Herashchenko.
"Sept. 1 has become the day of mourning! The third National Guard soldier Oleksandr Kostyna, a native of Kherson, deceased in the hospital named after Tsarevich Alexander from shrapnel wounds to the head. He was only 20 years old. He was just performing his duty! He was completely blameless..." Herashchenko wrote on Facebook.