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Ukraine: DPR force "guilty" Kiev officer to see aftermath of deadly tram shelling00:50

Ukraine: DPR force "guilty" Kiev officer to see aftermath of deadly tram shelling

Ukraine, Donetsk
January 22, 2015 at 14:28 GMT +00:00 · Published

A Ukrainian Armed Forces officer was forced to witness the aftermath of Thursday's public transportation shelling, after members of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DNR/DPR) were joined by angry crowds who accuse Kiev of committing the deadly attack which resulted in the death of at least nine people.

Surrounded by the media and in the company of anti-Kiev fighters, Colonel Mitsaka was yelled at and labelled a "bitch" by the crowd. As emotions intensified, residents threw punches at the officer who was subsequently ushered away by DNR/DPR fighters and placed in a car following the tussle.

DNR/DPR officials released a statement shortly after the attack on Thursday, announcing the arrest of a pro-Kiev "covert group" who they say may have been responsible for the shelling.

Ukraine: DPR force "guilty" Kiev officer to see aftermath of deadly tram shelling00:50
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A Ukrainian Armed Forces officer was forced to witness the aftermath of Thursday's public transportation shelling, after members of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DNR/DPR) were joined by angry crowds who accuse Kiev of committing the deadly attack which resulted in the death of at least nine people.

Surrounded by the media and in the company of anti-Kiev fighters, Colonel Mitsaka was yelled at and labelled a "bitch" by the crowd. As emotions intensified, residents threw punches at the officer who was subsequently ushered away by DNR/DPR fighters and placed in a car following the tussle.

DNR/DPR officials released a statement shortly after the attack on Thursday, announcing the arrest of a pro-Kiev "covert group" who they say may have been responsible for the shelling.

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