Ukrainian military captured by militants in Donbas. Eight servicemen mistakenly drove a truck into the occupied territory.
On the morning of May 22, eight Ukrainian fighters in the Joint Forces Operation zone were captured by the militants of the illegal armed formations of the Russian Federation in the occupied part of the Donetsk region.
The press center of JFO reported about the incident.
According to the military, the Ukrainian servicemen, moving on a truck near the village of Novotroitske, deviated from a certain route by mistake and got into the temporarily occupied territory, where they were captured.
The command of the Joint Forces Operation takes measures to determine the location of the servicemen and to bring them back.
The Military Prosecutor’s Office entered information into the unified state register of pre-trial investigations being carried out.
Today, the JFO press center also reported that three Ukrainian servicemen were injured as a result of the shelling of the Ukrainian positions by the Russian occupying forces over the past 24 hours, on 21 May.