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 Ukrainian soldier Dmytro Overchenko killed in yesterday's battle near Avdiivka. PHOTOS

Member of 72nd Separate Mechanized Brigade Dmytro Overchenko, 28, was killed in a clash in the vicinity of Avdiivka (the Donetsk region) yesterday.

As reported by Censor.NET citing the press service of the 72nd Separate Mechanized Brigade, the militants were firing upon Avdiivka and positions of the Ukrainian Armed Forces throughout evening and night. Unfortunately, four soldiers, including Dmytro Overchenko, were killed in action.

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As reported by Gazeta.UA news outlet, the soldier was a native of Vyshnopil village in Talne district of the Cherkasy region.

"He was a very positive guy, modest and decent child, an athlete. I do not know what his last military occupation was. Dmytro grew up in a large family - he had two brothers and two sisters. His relatives live in the Kirovohrad region. His father is very ill," village council chairwoman Tetiana Hudzenko said.

According to preliminary information, Dmytro Overchenko will be buried in Vyshnopil on Wednesday.

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