French fighter killed in Ukraine, foreign ministry in Paris says

(Reuters) - A French national, who volunteered as a combatant in eastern Ukraine alongside the country's army in the fight against Russia, was killed during fighting, a spokeswoman of the French foreign ministry confirmed on Friday.

"We received the sad news that a Frenchman was fatally injured in fighting in Ukraine", the spokeswoman said in a statement.

(Reporting by Juliette Portala, editing by Tassilo Hummel)

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