According to Censor.NET, citing to the press service of the National Guard, on August 28 the joint column of the National Guard and Armed Forces units moving to assist the ATO forces on route Debaltseve - Vuhlehirsk was attacked by an enemy form an ambush.
During a fierce battle, 19 soldiers of the battalion of operational designation of the capital escort team suffered gunshot wounds, and 4 soldiers died a heroic death.
Shooter of operational designation, reserve soldier Doga Oleh, born March 18, 1981 in the village of Veselinovoe of the Mykolaiv region. He had a 7-year old daughter.
Shooter-spotter of the operational designation battalion, senior reserve soldier Matvienko Mykola, born November 29, 1975 in the village of Klavdievo, the Borodianskyi district of the Kyiv region.
Sniper of the Special Designation Battalion, senior reserve soldier Kurmashev Oleksii, born January 30, 1980 in Kaliningrad, the Russian Federation, lived in Uman, the Cherkasy region.
Shooter of the operational designation battalion, reserve soldier Andrii Tyshchenko, born July 10, 1976 in Ulan-Ude, Republic of Buryatia, lived in the village Desna of the Chernihiv region. He had a wife and a 8-year old son.
"Because of the situation in the country, all the victims could not stay at home doing nothing. They joined the ranks of the National Guard as reservists and defended the peace for the Ukrainian people in the East. The Command and the entire staff of the National Guard of Ukraine express its sincere condolences to the families, relatives and friends of the deceased," the statement says.