According to the outlet’s editor-in-chief, an Italian photojournalist working for a digital news outlet, Difensa Online, has come under mortar attack in eastern Ukraine.

 

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An Italian photojournalist working for a digital news outlet, Difensa Online, has come under mortar attack in eastern Ukraine, the outlet’s editor-in-chief told on Thursday.

 

“The photojournalist’s name is Giorgio Bianchi…Yesterday evening, he was on the outskirts of the Donetsk airport,” Andrea Cucco said, adding Bianchi was not hurt.

 

Eduard Basturin, a military commander in the Donetsk People’s Republic, said the journalist was caught in artillery fire on Wednesday close to a rebel-held village of Spartak.

 

 

 

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