Two civilians, employees of the Feldman Ecopark, were killed when alleged Russian forces carried out mortar and automatic fire in the village of Lisne, Dergachivskyi district on March 8, 2022.
Slovoidilo News reported that according to Kharkiv Ecopark’s Facebook page, two civilians who came to feed the animals were killed when Russian soldiers attacked them with mortar and automatic fire. The people that were killed had been coming to the park once every three days to feed the animals.
Pravda News quoted the Ecopark owner, People’s Deputy Alexander Feldman, posted on Facebook “Yesterday there was a catastrophe in our Ecopark. Two people died who broke into its territory to feed the animals at least once every three days. They died under mortar and automatic fire.” Feldman had been asking about volunteers the day before to feed the animals.
KP in Ukraine News quoted Aleksey Kostyuchenko, a representative of the Ecopark, who specified to Suspіlny that two workers died – the driver and the boiler house worker – when they arrived along with other employees.
Suspilne Media added that the Russian forces destroyed the Ecopark, killed three deer, and allowed two red wolves to escape.
This assessment has reference to ACLED code UKR53018.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
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Reports of the incident mention the Feldman Ecopark (مصرف الوحدة) in the vicinity of Lisne (منطقة الليثي) village. Analysing visual material from sources we have narrowed down the location to these exact coordinates: 50.101440, 36.279233.