Red Cross Says Workers Detained in East Ukraine Freed

(AFP) — Several Red Cross members detained by rebels in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk have been released, an official from the organisation in Kiev told AFP Saturday.

“An emergency response team from the local Red Cross and one member of the international Red Cross were detained. They are now all free,” said the official, who did not wish to be named.

The international staff member is Swiss, the official added.


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