Assbadins killed three Russian journalists in the Central African Republic. The Russian Foreign Ministry and their news agencies confirmed the news. According to the local authorities, the three were killed in an ambush by unknown attackers.
Three online journalists, the Russian online news agency Investigation Control Center said in a Facebook post on Tuesday that the three reporters are Urhann Dzhelm, Alexandr Rastorguyev and Kirill Radchenko. They were holding an badignment there. They went to prepare an investigative report about the activities of Wagoner, an armed organization in Central African Republic. The organization works as a private military contractor.
The Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement that unfortunately the Russian Embbady was not informed about the presence of Russian journalists. But the statement did not tell the details of their death. The Russian Embbady is working with local law enforcement agencies to find out what happened there.
The journalist of the African Republic's Sebut city, Henry Dapelle, said that the journalists were killed at 10pm on Monday. But their drivers from the attack returned to life. He said, according to the driver, while about 23 kilometers away from Sibut, the armed men, who were hiding in the jungle, started shooting at the vehicle and targeting the vehicle. The three journalists were killed on the spot.
Former French colonial Central African Republic is one of the world's poorest countries. Since 2013, the country has been going through a political crisis. There are 12 thousand troops of the United Nations peacekeeping mission deployed in the form of a political crisis. But now most of the country is under the control of the government. Source: Al Jazeera