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Russian forces fire at police officers evacuating people from Avdiivka area

4 April, 2024 Thursday
16:30

Invading Russian army has fired at a police car in the Donetsk region. The attack occurred during the rescue of two elderly women

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This is reported by the press service of the police.

The crew of the White Angel came under fire in the Avdiivka sector, an explosion occurred a hundred meters from the vehicle.

At the time of the attack, police were evacuating two residents of Ocheretyne aged 94 and 77 from the combat zone.

"The day before, enemy shells exploded near their house. This forced the women to seek help from the police. While the policemen were loading their belongings and helping people to get into the armored car, the invaders attacked the village - a hundred meters from the crew," said law enforcement officers.

No one was injured in the attack.

During the week, police evacuated 10 residents of the Ocheretyne community from danger. One of them lived in the village of Zhelanne. Russian shells hit her house, and the woman was miraculously unharmed, but after that she decided to evacuate.

The crew also took an 87-year-old woman and her son from Ocheretyne. The Russian army shelled their street with artillery, and the woman sustained a facial injury.

"Law enforcement officers provided medical assistance to the victim and took the family to a safer place," said law enforcement officers.

  • In March, Russia attacked rescuers who were putting out a fire from a previous shelling in the Donetsk region. Two people were killed.
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