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Donbas battalion fighter shot dead in Berdyansk

An unidentified attacker made two shots from a rifle and fled.

Donbas battalion fighter shot dead in Berdyansk
Vitaliy Oleshko (Sarmat)
Photo: Facebook

An unidentified attacker has shot dead a member of the Donbas battalion, Vitaliy Oleshko (code name Sarmat), in Berdyansk, Zaporizhzhya Region, his friend Andriy Madzharov has said on Facebook.

He also published a video from the crime scene.

According to Madzharov, Sarmat was killed with two shots in the back from a double-barrel rifle by "some bearded incomprehensible mortal".

Police have confirmed the news on Oleshko's murder. A special operation has been launched.

Once a volunteer battalion, Donbas was incorporated into the National Guard.

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