Swiss Red Cross worker killed by shell in Ukraine's Donetsk




 
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October 3rd, 2014  
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Topic: Swiss Red Cross worker killed by shell in Ukraine's Donetsk


By Maria Tsvetkova DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - A Swiss Red Cross worker was killed by a shell that landed near the international organization's office in Ukraine's separatist-held city of Donetsk on Thursday. Both the pro-Russian separatists and the Ukrainian government forces they have been fighting blamed each other for the attack which smashed windows, scattered shrapnel and left a crater in the pavement. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), said Laurent DuPasquier, a 38-year-old administrator in its Donetsk office, had been in Ukraine for six weeks before he was hit. ...




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October 3rd, 2014  
The Highway Man
 
 
Speaking as a Red Cross volunteer myself, RIP colleague.
 


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