It is became known that the camera crew of VGTRK (the All-Russian State Television and Radio Broadcasting Company) had come under the mortar attack in the settlement Mirniy of Luhansk Oblast.
The famous journalist from Yamal, who had been the deputy chief of the information service of the state television and radio company «Yamal» Igor Kornelyuk, was in the camera crew.
By the words of the witness, the mine exploded near the group of the journalists, one of who was holding the microphone with the logotype of the television channel «Rossiya». By the information of RIA «Novosti», in the result of received wounds, Igor Kornelyuk died on the surgical table.
Journalists of Yamal knew Igor Kornelyuk as the honest, responsible journalist, real professional, reliable friend and real man. We shall remember you, Igor!