Five citizens of Ukraine have been released from Russian captivity in the Kherson region.
The Main Intelligence Directorate of Ukraine’s Defense Ministry said in a Telegram post, Ukrinform reports.
“As a result of the special operation carried out by the Main Intelligence Directorate of Ukraine’s Defense Ministry in the temporarily occupied territories of the Kherson region, five Ukrainian citizens taken prisoners by the Russian occupiers were released,” the report reads.
As noted, among the freed people are a serviceman of the Armed Forces, a former police officer and three civilians. One of them has a serious combat wound.
All those freed are under the protection of the Ukrainian authorities and receive appropriate treatment, the Main Intelligence Directorate added.