Donetsk, Feb 24 - DAN. Servicemen of the Ukrainian army’s 53rd Separate Mechanized Brigade have been encircled outside Volnovakha; they have been offered to surrender, the Donetsk People’s Republic militia said on Thursday.
“The DPR People’s Militia is ready to open a humanitarian corridor to servicemen of the Ukrainian army’s 53rd Separate Mechanized Brigade who have been encircled, on the condition that they voluntarily surrender their weapons,” the DPR militia said.
Earlier, the DPR militia reported that it had launched an attack on the Volnovakha axis and took two settlements under control. Fighting is ongoing along the whole contact line. *jk