SBU: 111 Ukrainian soldiers held captive, 499 missing

23.09.2016 12:04 389

The Security Service of Ukraine claims that 111 Ukrainian citizens are held captive, of whom 9 are held in Russia, and another 499 people are missing, the SBU press service reports.

“Some 111 are held captive, of whom 9 are in the Russian Federation, 499 are missing,” reads a report.

The data on Ukrainian hostages, who are held by the militants, was sent to the offices of the German Chancellor and the French President.

SBU Head Vasyl Hrytsak speaking at a briefing stated that for the search of hostages and missing soldiers, a special interdepartmental joint center at SBU was created in cooperation with volunteers.


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