Serhii was supposed to be in the delivery room but went to stop a column of enemy tanks instead
Lieutenant Serhii Pantelyuk was preparing for fatherhood, but at the last moment, he was forced to repel an enemy attack in the Chernihiv region.
The Russian occupiers struck his combat vehicle, and he sustained a serious leg injury. The defender died at the hospital at the same time as his firstborn Milana entered the world. His newborn daughter will never meet her father, a Hero of Ukraine.