May 27, 2016 –
Translated by J. Arnoldski
Ukrainian snipers opened fire on observers and journalists during the evacuation of the bodies of dead DPR soldiers.
UAF fighters shot at international observers of the OSCE, and representatives of the Joint Center for Cooperation and Coordination, as well as journalists, during an operation to evacuate the bodied of dead serviceman of the DPR army. This has been reported by DAN with reference to a source in the Ministry of Defense of the republic.
The source told the agency: “During the evacuation of the bodies of fallen servicemen of the DPR near Avdeevka, Ukrainian snipers opened fire on OSCE observers, and representatives of the JCCC and defense ministry.”
According to the source, journalists from Xinhua and the Zvezda and Russia Today reporting crews were also in the area of the shooting.
“Everyone had to get down,” a representative of the Ministry of Defense recalled.
Shooting from the UAF side has current resumed.