Red Cross Worker Killed In Ukraine

Red Cross Worker Killed In Ukraine

By Ephraim Adiele | Associate Editor on October 3, 2014
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Red cross logo [photo credit: Gender Concerns]

An aid worker for the International Committee of the Red Cross on Thursday, October 2, 2014 was reportedly killed in Donetsk, Ukraine when heavy shelling affected its office in the area, CNN reports.

Although a cease fire was agreed on Friday, September 5, 2014, fighting between the Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatist rebels have continued to persist in eastern Ukraine, Donetsk inclusive.

There has been several spates of violence in Donetsk and Luhansk – which are close to the Russian border – as separatists declared independence from the Ukrainian government in Kiev.

The fighting, according to the United Nations (UN) have claimed about 2500 lives.

 

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