Ukraine: Separatist commander Alexey Mozgovoy killed
May 24 , 2015
Alexey Mozgovoy, a rebel commander in eastern Ukraine, and several other fighters have been killed after their car was targeted, the separatists said.
The vehicle was “hit by a bomb and then by machine-gun fire”, they said. Officials of the self-declared Lugansk republic said they were hunting for those who carried out the attack.
The incident took place near Alchevsk town, about 27 miles from Lugansk. Mozgovoy’s brigade has been involved in heavy fighting in the region.