Kit stolen from BBC crew at gun point by Ukrainian rebel separatists

5 August 2014: Rebel Separatists in Shakhtersk, Ukraine have stolen equipment at gunpoint from a BBC news crew. The town was being shelled by the Ukrainian Army. The rebels accused the crew of being spies, despite having credential passes, and stole their kit.

Main items stolen:

Sony PMW-400 Camera serial 140188 Canon HJ17x7.6 Lens Serial 1315801 Sony Radio Mic PAG L96e battery

3 Sony SxS Memory Cards

Update:  Kit was recovered using a local fixer.

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