One member of the Ukrainian Marine Corps stationed in the Mariupol sector in Donetsk region was killed near the village of Pavlopil on Wednesday, November 9, according to the InfoResist agency.
”One Marine was killed, another was wounded,” a source in the M (Mariupol) sector told InfoResist.
Later, the Ukrainian Navy`s Facebook page announced the name of the killed Marine.
”Our fellow soldier, Marine Oleksandr Boyko was killed in action in the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) zone in eastern Ukraine while defending our country`s sovereignty and territorial integrity,” the post reads.
”The Navy of the Armed Forces of Ukraine has suffered an irreparable loss. This real defender of Ukraine will live in our hearts forever.”
Ukrainian Defense Ministry spokesman for ATO issues Andriy Lysenko who on Wednesday updated on casualties for the previous day announced that no Ukrainian soldier was killed, but three were wounded in action on Tuesday, November 8.