Sri Lankan Shehan Ranish Hewage, who died while fighting for Ukraine in the war with Russia, has been buried with military honours, reports ‘Sandeshaya with Saroj’.
The funeral for Ranish and several Ukrainian soldiers took place at Mlynov, 400 kms east of Kiev on Friday.
On the previous day, his mother and sister paid their last respects in the capital.
Ranish, along with colleague Rodney Jayasinghe, died in a shell attack while attempting to recover the body of their countryman, M.M. Priyantha.
The 33-year-old had been known in Ukraine as ‘captain dentist.’