Angelina Jolie takes shelter in a bunker after the sirens of an air raid in the war-torn Ukrainian city of Lviv

Angelina Jolie was forced into hiding in a security bunker in the war-torn city of Lviv after an air raid siren went off, amid fears of an impending rocket attack.

The actress, 46, was filmed was walking quickly with an entourage of people around her as air raid alarms sounded in the western Ukrainian town.

Members of her security team helped Jolie as they made their way to a bunker, while the Maleficent The star assured the media on hold that she was fine, according to local press.

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Angelina Jolie visited children and residents of the city of Lviv. (AP)

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Footage shows the actress walking quickly to the safety of a bunker before waving to a camera and saying, “I’m fine.”

Jolie works as a special envoy for the UN Refugee Agency, but the reason for the star’s humanitarian visit to Lviv has not been officially confirmed.

According to local press, Angelina Jolie came to speak with displaced citizens in Lviv, including children being treated for injuries sustained in the missile attack on Kramatorsk railway station in April.

Other images of Jolie show the actress signing autographs and talking to locals.

Jolie works as a special envoy for the United Nations Refugee Agency. (AP)

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“She was very moved by the (children’s) stories,” Lviv regional governor Maksym Kozytskyy said.

“One girl was even able to speak privately to Ms. Jolie about a dream she had.”

According to Kozytskyy, the visit was a “surprise” for the citizens of Lviv, who were surprised by the presence of a Hollywood star among them.

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“The visit was a surprise to all of us,” he said.

“Many people who saw Ms. Jolie in the Lviv region could not believe it was really her. But since February 24, Ukraine has shown the world that there are many incredible things here. “

Ukrainian woman Maya Pidhorodetska also shared a video of Jolie in a cafe on Facebook.

“Nothing special. Just Lviv. Just went for coffee. Just Angelina Jolie,” she wrote, translated from Ukrainian.

Lviv is threatened by attacks from the Russian military, after a missile attack in the city last month left seven people dead.

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