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INFO EUROPE 1 – A first French fighter killed in Ukraine

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A French fighter died in Ukraine in the Kharkiv region, “mortally wounded by artillery fire”, according to information obtained by Europe 1 and confirmed this Friday by the Quai d’Orsay. This is the first Frenchman to die since the start of the war against Russia.

As the war in Ukraine continues, a French fighter died on the ground, according to information obtained by Europe 1 and confirmed this Friday by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. A first since the beginning of the war. The young man had joined the Ukrainian International Defense Legion and participated in the fighting against the Russian army. Still according to our information, the French fighter was killed “in recent days” in the Kharkiv region, “mortally wounded by “artillery fire”.

“We learned the sad news that a Frenchman had been mortally wounded in fighting in Ukraine,” the Quai d’Orsay said in a written response. “We extend our condolences to his family.” According to several sources, nearly 150 French would participate in the fighting alongside the Ukrainians.

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