The whereabouts of over 200 children whom the self-proclaimed authorities of Sloviansk intended to evacuate from the city were unknown as of Friday evening, spokesman for the counter-terrorism operation (ATO) Vladyslav Selezniov has said.
"At present, we do not know where more than 200 children are. According to information received yesterday, a convoy of five buses tried to leave Sloviansk yesterday, the last place where it was seen was a checkpoint manned by separatists on the outskirts of Sloviansk." According to him, the leadership of the anti-terrorist operation has not received any requests from the self-proclaimed local authorities to create safe conditions for moving the children. "We do not know where the children are," the spokesman said.
Seven children injured in fights between Ukrainian Armed Forces and militants in Donetsk region
Over the past three weeks, seven children have been injured as a result of fights between the Ukrainian Armed Forces and militants in Donetsk region.
The Donetsk region health department has reproted about this on Friday.