LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — Hollywood actor and United Nations humanitarian Angelina Jolie made a shock go to to the western Ukrainian metropolis of Lviv on Saturday, the Lviv regional governor mentioned on Telegram.

Based on Maksym Kozytskyy, Jolie — who has been a UNHCR Particular Envoy for Refugees since 2011 — had come to talk with displaced individuals who have discovered refuge in Lviv, together with youngsters present process therapy for accidents sustained within the missile strike on the Kramatorsk railway station in early April.

The assault within the japanese Ukrainian metropolis appeared to intentionally goal a crowd of largely girls and youngsters attempting to flee a looming Russian offensive, killing at the very least 52 and wounding dozens extra.

“She was very moved by (the kids’s) tales,” Kozytskyy wrote. “One woman was even capable of privately inform Ms. Jolie a few dream she’d had.”

He mentioned Jolie additionally visited a boarding college, talked with college students and took pictures with them, including “she promised she would come once more.”

Based on Kozytskyy, Jolie additionally met with evacuees arriving at Lviv’s central railway station, in addition to with Ukrainian volunteers offering the brand new arrivals with medical assist and counseling.

“The go to was a shock to us all,” he wrote. “Loads of individuals who noticed Ms. Jolie within the Lviv area couldn’t imagine that it was actually her. However since Feb. 24, Ukraine has proven the whole world that there are many unimaginable issues right here.”