18 journalists killed in Ukraine since war began

Oleksandr Tkachenko The Ukrainian Culture and Information Minister

© APA | Oleksandr Tkachenko The Ukrainian Culture and Information Minister

# 05 April 2022 06:18 (UTC +04:00)

The Ukrainian government says that 18 journalists have been killed in the country since Russia’s war began on Feb. 24, APA reports citing NBC.

The Ukrainian Culture and Information Ministry said in a statement on social media Monday that each of the deaths and other crimes against media representatives will be investigated.

The ministry added that another 13 journalists had been wounded, eight had been abducted or taken prisoner and three journalists were still missing. It said that several crimes had been committed against journalists from 11 countries, including Ukraine.

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