French journalist Frédéric Leclerc-Imhoff, who was covering the war in Ukraine, was killed on Monday in an attack by Russian forces in the Lugansk region, the head of the area’s military administration, Serhiy Haidai, reported on Telegram.

Haidai has indicated that the journalist’s death occurred during an attack on an armored evacuation vehicle in the area, an operation that has been suspended. “Today our evacuation vehicles were going to pick up 10 people from the area and came under enemy fire. Traces of shrapnel pierced the armor and the accredited French journalist, who was collecting material on the evacuation, was fatally wounded in the neck,” he added. the fountain.

The person in charge of the region has published a press accreditation on social networks in which a photo of the identified reporter is seen, indicating that he works for the French television channel BFMTV.

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