War in Ukraine Death of a second French fighter from

War in Ukraine: Death of a second French fighter from the International Legion

The soldier is said to have been killed in a Russian artillery attack.

Damien Magrou, spokesman for the International Legion for the Defense of Ukraine, who was invited to the BFMTV antenna this Tuesday morning, confirmed that a second French fighter involved in the latter had died in recent days.

“His name was Adrien, his last name will not be released. He died on June 25 from wounds sustained during a Russian artillery attack. Our condolences go to his family and friends,” he said.

The latter, who declined to provide further details “out of respect for his family”, assures that the deceased “was one of the first legionnaires to arrive at the end of February. He joined the Legion on March 1 and fought bravely I honor him in the On behalf of the Ukrainian people, who will not forget their ultimate sacrifice,” Damien Magrou reiterated.

One goal: the liberation of Ukraine

This International Legion, founded by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy at the beginning of the conflict, whose task is “to take part in the defense and liberation of Ukraine”, comprises tens of thousands of men. Within ten days, fighters from more than 50 countries have already volunteered, including the French, whose number is not disclosed.

On June 3, the Quai d’Orsay announced that a first Frenchman “had been mortally wounded in fighting in the Ukraine”. According to a security source, the man was “a combatant who left as a volunteer.” The identity of this man was not disclosed, nor was the place where he died.

Original article published on BFMTV.com

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