A 32-year-old French journalist died in eastern Ukraine on Monday after being hit by a shell while covering an evacuation operation in Ukraine, according to the French news broadcaster he worked for.
BFM TV reported that Frederic Leclerc-Imhoff was killed while covering “humanitarian operations in an armored vehicle” in Sievierodonetsk, a key city in the Donbas region, which is in fierce competition between Russian and Ukrainian forces. is being done. He had worked for a French television channel for six years.
French President Emmanuel Macron took to Twitter to pay tribute to Leclerc-Imhoff, saying he was “in Ukraine to show the reality of the war.”
Macron tweeted, “A man on a human bus, with civilians fleeing Russian bombs, was shot dead,” Macron tweeted.