Two British nationals reported missing in Ukraine were identified.
Christopher Parry and Andrew Bagshaw, volunteers who were helping in civilian evacuation and humanitarian efforts within the war-torn Donetsk region were reported missing by the local police department.
The last time they were seen leaving Kramatorsk to Soledar was Friday at 8am. Contact was lost then.
They were reported missing around 5.15pm on the next day.
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Donetsk officers have stated that they are conducting operational and investigative measures to locate them.
A spokesperson for FCDO stated that “We are supporting two British men who went missing in Ukraine.”
In recent weeks heavy missile fire from Russian forces has put areas of eastern Ukraine under attack.
Russia claims that it carried out a large strike in Ukraine on facilities in Kramatorsk. It claimed this resulted in 600 deaths of Ukrainian servicemen.
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The claims made by Russia’s defense ministry have been challenged by others. satellite photos show intact dormitory buildings in areas where it claims to be able to hit.
According to the regional governor, a Russian missile attack on Monday struck a Shevchenkove market, killing a 60-year old woman and injuring several others.