A 26-year-old Catalan man has died in Ukraine while fighting with the group of 12 Spanish volunteers who joined the Foreign Legion of the Ukrainian Armyas reported by ‘ABC’ and sources from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs have confirmed to Europa Press.
The family of the deceased has already been informed and the body will be repatriated, according to diplomatic sources. The deceased was called Pau and was part of this group that moved to Ukraine in May 2022 to support the Ukrainian army against the Russian forces.
Pau traveled to the border between Poland and Ukraine and from there he went with other mercenaries to a military training camp near Lviv to enlist as a volunteeralong with 11 other Spaniards, in the fight for the Ukrainian cause.
In June 2022, another Spanish volunteer combatant also lost his life.from Mallorca, who had traveled to Ukraine to participate in the war.
Also the director of the NGO Road to ReliefEmma Igual, died on September 10 when the vehicle she was traveling in was hit by a Russian projectile near Chasiv Yar, in the Donetsk region, in eastern Ukraine.