OSCE: Three Ukrainian soldiers abducted by 10 people in military uniforms in two cars
The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine claims that three Ukrainian soldiers were abducted by ten individuals in military type uniform into two military type vehicles.
"In Mykolaiv (60 km north-west of Kherson) the SMM met the deputy commanding officer of the 79th Airmobile Brigade who confirmed media reports of an abduction of three Ukrainian soldiers at the administrative boundary line between mainland Ukraine and Crimea. He said that on September 5 between 13:00 and 13:20, the Border Guard shift commander had observed three soldiers (unarmed, in civilian clothes) forced by up to ten individuals in military type uniform (no emblem could be identified) into two military type vehicles 700-1,000 meters south of the Ukrainian Border Guard position at Cape Kutara (123 km south-east of Kherson)," the OSCE said on September 9 in its weekly update based on information as of September 8, 2015.
As UNIAN reported earlier, the press service of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reported on Facebook that three soldiers from 79th separate airmobile brigade went missing in the early hours of September 5 near the administrative border with the Russian-occupied territory of Crimea.