Russian shelling kills US medical volunteer in Ukraine

February 20, 2023 Ukraine No Comments

An American medic has been killed while working on the frontlines in Ukraine, just weeks after arriving in the country.

Pete Reed, 34, was killed on Thursday while he was helping evacuate civilians when his vehicle was reportedly hit by a missile in Bakhmut, the eastern city which has become a focus of fierce fighting.

According to the Kyiv Independent, the shelling injured around five people. In recent weeks, Bakhmut and the neighbouring town of Soledar have been the focus of intense shelling and ground attacks by Russian troops and Wagner mercenaries.

Read more on The Guardian.

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