Russian Defense Ministry: 1026 Ukrainian marines surrendered in Mariupol

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Russian Defense Ministry: 1026 Ukrainian marines surrendered in Mariupol
Russian Defense Ministry: 1026 Ukrainian marines surrendered in Mariupol
13 April, 11:22In the worldPhoto: минобороны.рф
The official representative of the Russian Ministry of Defense, Major General Igor Konashenkov, during a briefing, confirmed the information that more than a thousand Ukrainian servicemen voluntarily laid down their arms and surrendered in Mariupol.

“In the city of Mariupol, in the area of the metallurgical plant named after Ilyich, as a result of successful offensive actions of the Russian armed forces and police units of the Donetsk People’s Republic, 1,026 Ukrainian servicemen of the 36th Marine Brigade voluntarily laid down their arms and surrendered”, - Konashenkov said (quote according to RIA Novosti).

According to a statement by a representative of the Russian defense department, there were 162 officers among the surrendered Marines. According to him, 151 wounded from among those who surrendered received first aid on the spot, after which they were redirected to the Mariupol city hospital.

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