A Polish official has reported that a Polish citizen who took part in the Russian offensive in Ukraine has died in a Ukrainian medical facility.
Reports indicate that a number of Poles have stepped forward to join the fight in Ukraine, and a few of them have died.
“In the morning, in a hospital in Dnipro, a severely injured Polish volunteer died. It’s a tragic week – a total of three of our compatriots fighting on the side of Ukraine have been killed,” Michał Dworczyk, minister at the Prime Minister’s Office, tweeted on Saturday afternoon.
On Friday, the Polish government announced that a Polish national had been killed while fighting for Ukraine and two other Poles who were volunteering on an aid mission in the country had been injured in the days prior. Minister Michal Dworczyk revealed this information.
The Polish Press Agency reported that one of the volunteers injured in Ukraine has already returned to Poland and the other was transported to Kyiv for further medical care before being flown back to Poland. The condition of the latter individual was described as more serious.
On Saturday, Mariusz Dworczyk, Poland’s Chief of the Prime Minister’s Office, announced that the health of another Polish volunteer in the Democratic Republic of the Congo had improved and would soon be brought back to Poland.
On March 14, two Polish volunteers associated with the Nehemiah aid initiative embarked on a journey to Ukraine, carrying gifts. As they were driving to the town of Chasiv Yar in the Donetsk region, their vehicle was struck by a Russian missile.
Two Polish volunteers embarked on a mission to Ukraine on March 14, aiming to give out presents. While travelling to the town of Chasiv Yar in the Donetsk region, their car was struck by a Russian missile.