His colleague Petro Zadorozhnyi, wrote this on Facebook, Censor.NET informs.
"It has happened at 10:10AM. He was trying to take wounded soldiers out of the battlefield by car, but was hit with a mortar shell", Zadorozhnyi wrote. Victor Hurniak was a member of Plast (Ukrainian scout organization) and the founder of the LUFTA photo agency. Hurniak, freelance Reuters, Insider and Unian photographer, was raising a daughter, together with his wife Iryna.
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Hurniak was active as a volunteer in recent months, providing Aidar battalion with necessary equipment. Then decided to join Aidar battalion as a soldier.