Man dies at Zakarpattya recruitment center after passing health check

Man died in draft office in Zakarpattya
Man died in draft office in Zakarpattya

A man died at a territorial recruitment center in Zakarpattya Oblast after being deemed fit for military service, with the military citing a sudden health deterioration, according to a TRC report on Facebook on May 24.

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After his condition worsened, doctors administered first aid and called an ambulance, but the man died before it arrived.

The TRC added that an official investigation has been launched into the man's death.

Cases of civilian deaths in TRCs

At the end of February, a 49-year-old man suddenly fell ill and died at Ternopil Regional Military Clinical Hospital. The TRC stated that the conscript's cause of death was allegedly epilepsy, and an investigation is underway.

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In April, a mobilized man in Zakarpattya Oblast died on the way to a training center; the TRC claimed that the cause was also epilepsy. Parliamentary Commissioner for Human Rights Dmytro Lubinets has opened an investigation.

On May 5, a man died on the grounds of a TRC in Kryvyi Rih. The Dnipropetrovsk Regional TRC stated that the death was caused by a sudden sharp deterioration in health, “accompanied by signs of an epileptic seizure.”

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His daughter stated that her father did not have epilepsy and alleged that he was “beaten to death” by TRC staff. The prosecutor's office has opened a criminal investigation into the actions of the military.

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