August 15, 2022

Sky Information reveal horrifying footage of their crew in Kyiv being SHOT by Russian ‘assassination squad’ – leaving reporter Stuart Ramsay and his cameraman injured after their automobile was intentionally focused as they drove by means of the besieged metropolis

  • Two rounds additionally hit digital camera operator Richie Mockler in his physique armour 
  • It’s thought assault was carried out by saboteur Russian reconnaissance squad
  • The Sky crew ran for his or her lives and have been later rescued by Ukrainian police 

The hazard journalists face protecting the warfare in Ukraine was shockingly illustrated final night time as Sky Information launched harrowing footage of their crew coming beneath fireplace.

Chief correspondent Stuart Ramsay was hit by a bullet within the decrease again whereas in a automobile carrying his crew in the direction of Kyiv on Monday. 

Two rounds additionally hit digital camera operator Richie Mockler in his physique armour in the course of the ambush. 

Footage reveals bullets placing the automobile and the crew screaming as glass smashes round them. 

It’s thought the assault was carried out by a saboteur Russian reconnaissance squad. 

The hazard journalists face protecting the warfare in Ukraine was shockingly illustrated final night time as Sky Information launched harrowing footage of their crew coming beneath fireplace

Footage shows bullets striking the car and the team screaming as glass smashes around them

Footage reveals bullets placing the automobile and the crew screaming as glass smashes round them

Two rounds also hit camera operator Richie Mockler in his body armour during the ambush

Two rounds additionally hit digital camera operator Richie Mockler in his physique armour in the course of the ambush 

After a tense standoff, the crew miraculously ran for his or her lives utilizing a concrete wall for canopy earlier than discovering shelter in a manufacturing unit unit. 

They have been later rescued by Ukrainian police. 

The entire crew, together with Sky Information’ Dominique van Heerden and Martin Vowles, at the moment are secure and again within the UK. 

The fifth member of the crew, native producer Andrii Lytvynenko, is again along with his household in Ukraine. 

After a tense standoff, the team miraculously ran for their lives using a concrete wall for cover before finding shelter in a factory unit. They were later rescued by Ukrainian police

After a tense standoff, the crew miraculously ran for his or her lives utilizing a concrete wall for canopy earlier than discovering shelter in a manufacturing unit unit. They have been later rescued by Ukrainian police

Recalling the incident, Mr Ramsay, who was not regarded as critically wounded, stated: ‘The primary spherical cracked the windscreen. Then we have been beneath full assault. 

‘Bullets cascaded by means of the entire of the automobile… the steering wheel and dashboard had disintegrated. I do recall questioning if my demise was going to be painful.’ 

It comes after Tradition Secretary Nadine Dorries appeared near tears within the Commons this week as she paid tribute to journalists ‘risking their lives to offer unbiased and correct information from a stay warfare zone’.