Car journalists before the tragedy was moving in a convoy of two cars. It follows from the information received from the CAR group on the investigation into the death of Orkhan Jemal, Alexander Rastorguev and Kirill Radchenko, created by Mikhail Khodorkovsky, according to “MBH Media”.
The car in which were three Russians and a local driver, was second. The first car were in the ambush killer missed and deliberately attacked the car with journalists.
The rules, drawn up by UN experts, klassificeret roads of the Central African Republic in three categories according to their security. On the roads “red”, the highest threat level the movement must be accompanied by a military escort. All riding must be in helmets and flak jackets. While driving on the roads of the “orange” level there is no requirement to travel with an armed escort. Helmets and vests should be available in vehicles, but wearing it does not necessarily . When driving on the roads of the “green” level requirement to have body armor and helmets available.
On the roads of all three levels: “red”, “orange” and “green” is recommended to travel in groups of at least two cars. Each machine should have at least two people.
A Russian television crew during a trip on-road CAR July 30 almost all the time riding the roads of the “green” level. Just on the outskirts of the town of sibut, the car has entered the road of the “orange” threat level. According to the sources group in the Central African Republic, the journalists decided to team up with another car, following the safety rules. It is unknown who was driving the car that were in the ambush criminals decided to skip. It is also unclear why the journalists decided to change their original route.
Journalist Orkhan Jemal, Director Alexander Rastorguev and operator Kirill Radchenko were killed in the Central African Republic at the entrance to the transport node sibyu July 30. The Russians were working on the investigation of “Russian mercenaries” of private military company Wagner.