DONETSK, January 21. /TASS/. Militias of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) have taken 16 Ukrainian servicemen captive, spokesman for the DPR Defense Ministry Eduard Basurin said on Wednesday.
“Today 16 Ukrainian servicemen have been taken captive. They were brought from the airport where they were under the rubble of a new terminal for three days. At their request, they were provided aid. The rubble was cleared to remove people,” he said.
Six prisoners have been hospitalized and four people have been provided aid in a trauma center. Two Ukrainian servicemen are in grave condition, Basurin said.