Norwegian mercenary killed in east Ukraine

1134287According to the militia, the mercenary was killed in a conflict between the representatives of a private military company and gunmen of the Aidar volunteer battalion.

A mercenary from Norway died of a gunshot wound during a conflict with gunmen of the Aidar volunteer battalion in eastern Ukraine, the official spokesman for the militia in the self-proclaimed Lugansk People’s Republic said on Monday.

The body of the Norwegian national, who worked for a private military company, has been sent from Stanitsa Luganskaya, Andrey Marochko said.

“The conflict occurred on May 20-21 between the representatives of a private military company and gunmen of the Aidar nationalist battalion in which the mercenary died of a gunshot wound,” the spokesman was quoted by the LuganskInformCenter as saying.

(tass)