Sky News Team Under Heavy Fire As Ambushed at Checkpoint in Ukraine This Week

One reporter was hit twice in his body armor, another reporter was hit in the back, but the wound was unspecified. YouTube Tips ⓘ

A group of war journalists touring near the town of Bucha, Ukraine, west of Kyiv came under fire. Producer Martin Vowles, who was driving, local producer Andrii Lytvynenko, cqmera operator Richie Mockler, and producer Dominique Van Heerden survived an attack of gunfire that destroyed parts of their vehicle. They managed to evacuate car, run down an embankment, and into a warehouse, where they were helped by Ukrainians

Bullets cascaded through the whole of the car, tracers, bullet flashes, windscreen glass, plastic seats, the steering wheel, and dashboard had disintegrated.

— Sky News

Ukrainians later told the group that they were ambushed by a saboteur Russian reconnaissance squad.

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