US journalist Brent Renaud killed in Ukraine
Aljazeera says an American journalist was killed in Ukraine when he and a colleague came under fire near the capital, Kyiv, regional police and a government official have said.
Russian troops opened fire on the car of Brent Renaud and another journalist in Irpin, about 10km (6 miles) northwest of the capital, the Kyiv police force said in a statement on Sunday. It said the injured journalist was taken to a hospital in Kyiv.
The adviser to Ukraine’s interior minister, Anton Herashchenko, confirmed the incident on a Telegram channel.
There was no immediate comment from the Russian authorities.
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