Israeli citizen killed trying to flee Ukraine—ministry | Inquirer News

Israeli citizen killed trying to flee Ukraine—ministry

/ 12:55 PM March 01, 2022
Israeli citizen killed trying to flee Ukraine

People take part in a protest against Russia’s military operation in Ukraine, in front of the Russian embassy in the Israeli coastal city of Tel Aviv, on February 26, 2022. AFP

JERUSALEM — An Israeli citizen has been killed in Ukraine while trying to flee towards Moldova, the Jewish state’s foreign ministry said in a statement on Monday evening.

The citizen “was in a convoy of cars heading to the Moldovan border and was killed in Ukraine by shots that hit his car”, the statement said.

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Relevant authorities were in touch with the man’s wife, who is in Ukraine with their children, it added.

The ministry did not say who fired on the vehicle.

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Some 2,000 Israelis have fled Ukraine since Russia began its invasion on Thursday, according to the ministry.

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