Transcarpathia says farewell to Major Oleksiy Hurtov... (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

2 March 2015 12:53  141493319 094299
Transcarpathia says farewell to Major Oleksiy Hurtov... (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

In Mukachevo, the funeral of the commander of the Anti-Aircraft Battery of the 128th Brigade Major Oleksiy Hurtov is taking place.

The funeral ceremony is taking place in the Central Cathedral in honor of the icon of Our Lady of Pochaiv, on Fedorov Square.

The commander of the anti-aircraft, rocket artillery battalion battery of the 128th separate mechanized mountain infantry brigade Major Oleksiy Hurtov (call sign "Vampire") died during the performance of military duty in the ATO area. It happened on February 9 during the fighting in the village of Logvinove, near Debaltseve.

The funeral ceremony was attended by the family members, friends, fellow servicemen, the management of the city and the brigade, as well as ordinary city residents... 

Oleksiy Hurtov was considered missing, but later, unfortunately, it was confirmed that the officer was killed near Debaltseve. 

Sincere condolences to the family and friends! Forgive us, Oleksiy... The memory of the Hero will be forever in our hearts. 

Heroes do not die! 

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