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112 Ukraine TV channel crew attacked during filming story in Kharkiv region 28 August 2019, 19:37

A group of unknown assailants attacked the production unit of 112 Ukraine TV channel; the team was filming a story about illegal wood production in Zolochiv village, Kharkiv region. The team's car had its tires punctured and assailants threatened to beat them up.

The reporter managed to call the police and go live - moments before he was attacked by the workers of the local forestry, as he put it. The police reached the site but did not interfere.

Soon, the attacked reporter received first aid and managed to contact the editorial staff. 112 Ukraine TV channel demands a proper reaction of law enforcement agencies, investigation of the incident and responsibility for those behind the attack.

 

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