Daring rescue in Bakhmut: Ukraine's 93rd brigade braves shelling to evacuate wounded soldier

Written by Jeppe W

Dec.04 - 2023 2:44 PM CET

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In a remarkable display of bravery and solidarity, Ukrainian soldiers from the 93rd Brigade carried out a daring rescue operation under heavy fire to save a wounded comrade near Bakhmut, in the eastern part of Ukraine.

This extraordinary event, captured by two war photographers, underscores the harsh realities of the conflict and the unwavering determination of the troops.

During an intense encounter on the outskirts of Bakhmut, a soldier was critically injured. His fellow troops, refusing to leave him behind, shouldered the immense responsibility of carrying him on their backs for a grueling three miles to reach a designated evacuation point.

The journey was fraught with danger, as the area was continuously bombarded by Russian shelling.

Despite the ongoing attack, the soldiers of the 93rd Brigade stood their ground, demonstrating exceptional courage and brotherhood.

They waited at the evacuation point, enduring the relentless shelling, until an armored vehicle arrived to transport the injured soldier to safety and ensure he received the necessary medical treatment.

The rescue operation highlights not only the perilous conditions faced by those on the front lines but also the profound sense of duty and camaraderie that binds these soldiers together.

The images captured by the war photographers offer a vivid and moving portrayal of the sacrifice and resilience displayed by the Ukrainian forces amidst the ongoing conflict.

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