Militants attack vehicle with humanitarian assistance in Donetsk region

Source : 112 Ukraine

The information about the destruction of a civilian vehicle was received at 19:40
10:04, 5 May 2018

The militants attacked and destroyed a vehicle of an NGO Christian Rescue Service with humanitarian assistance for civilians and military servicemen, as Joint Forces Operation HQ reported on Facebook.

“A civil vehicle NISSAN TERRANO which belongs to the NGO Christian Rescue Service was destroyed in the attack from illegal armed formations side (supposedly from the Donetsk airport terminal) on May 4, 2018 at 16:20,” the message says.

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It was specified that the vehicle on its way to Avdiivka stopped for the unloading of humanitarian assistance. At around 16:20 the driver and the passengers were 10 meters away from the car, they heard hissing and probably saw a missile which was heading towards the vehicle from the illegal armed formations side (supposedly from the Donetsk airport terminal).

“A civil vehicle and the property were destroyed as a result of missile falling (supposedly launched from an anti-tank missile),” JFO informed.

It was also reported that the civilians were evacuated to Avdiivka.

“It was previously determined that the representatives of NGO Christian Rescue Service were not injured,” JFO summarized.

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