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A Spanish NGO worker was killed in Ukraine

A Spanish NGO worker was killed in Ukraine

In Ukraine, a Spanish humanitarian worker was killed in bombing near the city of Bakhmut, according to the Spanish government.

Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Albarez said today on the sidelines of the G20 summit: “A car in which the Spanish citizen, who was working for a non-governmental organization and providing humanitarian aid in Ukraine, was hit by a bullet.” G20 summit in the Indian capital, New Delhi.

“We have verbal confirmation that she was killed,” the Foreign Minister said. The Spanish newspaper El Mundo reported that the dead Spaniard was Emma Igual (32 years old), president of the “Road to Relief” non-governmental organization.

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The newspaper added that a Canadian was also killed, and a German and a Swede were seriously injured in the car that the Russian army opened fire on yesterday.

The injured suffered shrapnel and burns and are receiving treatment in hospitals. The group of humanitarian relief workers were on their way to the area around the hotly contested city of Bakhmut in eastern Ukraine to care for civilians.

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