Angelina Jolie runs for cover in Ukraine as air raid sirens sound

  • Angelina Jolie had to run for cover when air raid sirens suddenly sounded in Lviv on Saturday, video shows.
  • In the video, the Hollywood actress can be seen being led to safety by those around her.
  • Jolie is visiting Ukraine “to witness the human impact” of the Russian invasion, her spokesperson said.

Actress Angelina Jolie had to take cover when air raid sirens sounded during her visit to Lviv, Ukraine on Saturday, video shows.

The footage, widely shared on Ukrainian social media, shows a pretty girl dressed casually and her entourage leading her to safety.

Jolie can be seen walking briskly through a train station and down steps as sirens wail through the city.

During her cover run, the actress can be seen in the video waving to a viewer and smiling for a selfie with a fan.

A man asks him at the end of the clip: “Are you scared?” The Hollywood star replies, “No, no, it’s fine.”

Lviv Strike

Smoke is seen on the horizon after Russian missiles hit the area on April 18, 2022 in Lviv, western Ukraine. The city is located near the Polish border.

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Lviv, in western Ukraine, is considered safer than cities in the east of the country. It was, however, the target of missile strikes in mid-April, resulting in civilian deaths.

Jolie has been in the area since at least Saturday. Insider reported that she surprised fans by appearing at a cafe in Lviv. Later Saturday, NBC News reported that she met displaced and orphaned children

Jolie, the UN special envoy for refugees, was there in a “personal” capacity, a UNHCR spokesperson told Insider.

The actress’ management did not respond to Insider’s request for comment. However, his spokesperson told NBC News that the purpose of his visit was “to bear witness to the human impact of the conflict and to support the civilian population”.

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