Red Cross team 'released' after being blocked on way to Mariupol--Ukrainian deputy PM | Inquirer News

Red Cross team ‘released’ after being blocked on way to Mariupol–Ukrainian deputy PM

/ 04:14 PM April 05, 2022
Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

A logo of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is pictured in Geneva, Switzerland March 29, 2022. REUTERS

LVIV, Ukraine — A team from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has been released after being stopped during an attempt to reach the southern Ukrainian city of Mariupol and held in nearby Manhush, a senior government official said on Tuesday.

“After negotiations, they were released during the night and sent to Zaporizhzhia,” said Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Iryna Vereshchuk, referring to a nearby city.

ADVERTISEMENT

RELATED STORIES

Zelensky calls Russian troops murderers, outarage grows over ‘war crimes’

FEATURED STORIES

War in Ukraine: Latest developments

Biden urges war crimes trial after Bucha killings

Satellite images show bodies in Bucha for weeks, rebutting Moscow claim

France says to expel 35 Russian diplomats

Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Abduction, Conflict, Red Cross, Russia, Ukraine
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

Subscribe to our daily newsletter



© Copyright 1997-2022 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.