Russian troops shot dead four civilians who were traveling in a car trying to evacuate from Kreminna in the Luhansk region in eastern Ukraine on Monday.
The head of Luhansk regional military administration Serhiy Haidai said that “four people died” in the shooting.
He wrote on Telegram, “On the morning of April 18, the residents of Kreminna tried to evacuate in their own vehicles.
“The Russians opened fire on a car with civilians. Four people were killed. One seriously wounded person is still at the scene.
“Medics cannot reach her due to endless shelling.
He said that at present, control over the city by Russian forces in Kreminna has been lost, and “street fighting” is taking place in the village of Kreminna.