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Ukraine medic tweets 'I am dying' after reportedly being shot

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A 21-year-old volunteer medic who tweeted "I am dying" after she was reportedly shot in the neck during violent protests in the Ukrainian capital Thursday sparked an outpouring of sadness online. 

Medics stage a makeshift hospital at a hotel in central Kiev on February 20, 2014

Olesya Zhukovska posted the words in Ukrainian on her Twitter feed and Facebook-like VKontakte account Thursday afternoon, adding fuel to an already emotionally-charged situation after fierce clashes between protesters and riot police on Kiev's central Independence Square claimed dozens of lives.

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