In Ukraine, according to the former Georgian Minister of Defence, Irakli Okruashvili, two more Georgian volunteers have been killed in the Russian-Ukrainian war.
“This seems to be our destiny on April 9. We’ve two more dead and 5 wounded,” Okruashvili wrote on his Facebook page.
Prior to this, 4 Georgian volunteers were slain in the ongoing war in Ukraine.
The total number of deaths of Georgian fighters increased to six.
The dead bodies of 3 Georgian volunteers slain during the ongoing war in Ukraine with Russia were identified as – Davit Gobejishvili, Gia Beriashvili and Davit Ratiani – and the body of these fighters have already been brought to Georgia with the involvement of the Georgian Government.
The funeral of the above mentioned brave soldiers took place a few days ago. Many citizens have paid tribute to the victims of the war by paying a visit to their funerals and placing wreaths.
All the fighters who sacrificed their lives to save people’s lives were buried with military honours.
The body of Bakhva Chikobava has not been brought to the country so far. However, the authorities are working intensively to bring back the corpse of the volunteer as soon as possible.
However, ,there is no information provided by the Georgian Government yet regarding bringing back the bodies of the 2 Georgian fighters who have been slain in action.
Ukraine said on Saturday that a total of 19,100 Russian soldiers had died since Russia’s attack on its neighbour started.
According to UN estimates, at least 1,626 civilians have been killed and 2,267 injured since Russia began a war on Ukraine on February 24, with the exact tally expected to be far higher.
According to the UN refugee agency, more than 4.3 million Ukrainians have fled to neighbouring countries, with millions more internally displaced.
Georgia has reiterated its solidarity with Ukraine and is doing everything possible to support Ukrainians during this tough time.