New York Times journalist Brent Renaud died in the battle zone in Irpin, Kiev region. Another member of the media was injured.
Regarding the death of an American journalist. The character in the video says that he was killed during shelling in the area of Romanovka, which is located behind Irpen, which is controlled by Ukraine.
According to AFP, Danylo Shapovalov, a surgeon volunteering for the Ukrainian territorial defense, said one of the US journalists died instantly and he had treated the other.
A third victim, a Ukrainian who had been in the same car as the Americans, was also injured.
“The car was shot at. There were two journalists and one of ours (a Ukrainian),” Shapovalov told AFP.
“Our guy and the journalist are wounded, I provided them first aid, the other one received a wound in the neck, he died immediately.”
Papers found on the American reporter’s body identified him as 50-year-old video documentary shooter Brent Renaud, of New York.
A New York Times identity card was among the papers, leading to reports he worked for the paper, but the US daily said he was not working for it at the time of his death.