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Ukraine: Head of Red Cross honours ICRC worker killed in Donetsk 3 years on 01:31

Ukraine: Head of Red Cross honours ICRC worker killed in Donetsk 3 years on

Ukraine, Donetsk
March 8, 2017 at 15:53 GMT -00:00 · Published

President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Peter Maurer paid his respects to ICRC mission member Laurent Etienne, who was killed in Donetsk in 2014, by laying flowers at the site of his death on Wednesday.

Speaking to press on the situation in Donetsk, Maurer said that among the "issues of concerns" were "the security of critical infrastructures like water distribution system, electricity distribution system," as well as the need to "reach much faster those people who need assistance and who are affected from the war."

In October 2014, 38-year-old Etienne died after the ICRC headquarters were severely damaged by a suspected rocket. Forensic experts believed that a BM-27 Uragan (Hurricane) Multiple Launch Rocket System was used in the attack. Both the Ukrainian government and the Donetsk People's Republic forces accused each other of the attack.

Ukraine: Head of Red Cross honours ICRC worker killed in Donetsk 3 years on 01:31
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President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Peter Maurer paid his respects to ICRC mission member Laurent Etienne, who was killed in Donetsk in 2014, by laying flowers at the site of his death on Wednesday.

Speaking to press on the situation in Donetsk, Maurer said that among the "issues of concerns" were "the security of critical infrastructures like water distribution system, electricity distribution system," as well as the need to "reach much faster those people who need assistance and who are affected from the war."

In October 2014, 38-year-old Etienne died after the ICRC headquarters were severely damaged by a suspected rocket. Forensic experts believed that a BM-27 Uragan (Hurricane) Multiple Launch Rocket System was used in the attack. Both the Ukrainian government and the Donetsk People's Republic forces accused each other of the attack.

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