Russian Journalists Come Under Fire While Returning From E Ghouta – MoD

BREAKINGRussian Journalists Come Under Fire While Returning From E Ghouta – MoDMiddle East19:23 11.04.2018(updated 19:39 11.04.2018) Get short URL1019

The Russian correspondents have been evacuated to a hospital, according to the Russian Ministry of Defense.

A bus with Russian journalists has come under fire from unknown persons in Syria; three correspondents were injured, the Russian Ministry of Defense stated.

“On April 11, at about 18:20 Moscow time, a bus with Russian journalists, returning from preparation for a story about the situation in Eastern Ghouta, was fired upon by unknown persons using small arms,” the Russian MoD said.

NTV television channel correspondent Alexei Ivlev, Rossiya 1 television channel operator Mikhail Vitkin and Zvezda TV channel operator Vladislav Dodonov have received minor leg injuries, according to the Russian MoD.

“At the present time, the injured journalists have been evacuated to a medical hospital for necessary treatment,” the ministry said.