REUTERS

Ukrainian troops have captured in the Donbas warzone a militant of the Russian occupation forces, according to the Joint Forces Operation press service.

It is noted that around 01:00 overnight Friday, the enemy reconnaissance group made an attempt to penetrate defense lines into the rear of the JF positions in Donetsk direction.

"During a short battle, the enemy retreated, while our soldiers captured a militant of the Russian occupation forces," the statement reads.

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The captive is a private with the 100th Separate Motorized Rifle Brigade (military unit 08826), whose full name has not yet been disclosed.

 According to the headquarters, security officials are now interrogating the detainee.