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

Angelina Jolie was forced to take refuge in a security bunker in the war-torn city of Lviv after an air raid siren sounded, amid fears of an imminent rocket attack.

The 46-year-old actress was filmed walked quickly with an entourage of people around him as air raid alarms sounded in the western Ukrainian city.

Members of her security team assisted Jolie as they made their way to a bunker, while the Pernicious The star assured the media that they hoped he was fine, according to local press.

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Angelina Jolie has been visiting children and locals in the city of Lviv. (AP)

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The footage shows the actress walking briskly to the safety of a bunker before waving at a camera and saying “I’m fine.”

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

According to local media, Jolie has come to talk to displaced citizens in Lviv, including children who are receiving treatment for injuries sustained in the missile attack on the Kramatorsk train 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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“I was very moved by the (children’s) stories,” said Lviv regional governor Maksym Kozytskyy.

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

According to Kozytskyy, the visit was a “surprise” for the citizens of Lviv, who were taken aback 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 that it was really her. But since February 24, Ukraine has shown the whole world that there are many amazing things here.”

Ukrainian Maya Pidhorodetska also shared a video of Jolie in a coffee shop on Facebook.

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

Lviv has been under threat from the Russian military after a missile attack on the city last month left seven people dead.

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