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Foreign war veterans commemorated in Gomel

Foreign war veterans commemorated in Gomel

14.02.2017 | 11:33

The Gomselmash Palace of Culture in the Belarusian city of Gomel hosted an event in honor of foreign war veterans on 13 February. A total of 3,680 soldiers from Gomel fought in Afghanistan. As many as 121 of them were killed. The participants of the event observed a minute of silence in memory of the soldiers killed in that war.

Pictured is Andrei Yarmakovsky, an operations platoon commander who fought in Afghanistan.

Photo by Sergei Kholodilin, BelTA.