Russian fighter told how he rescued a boy in Soledar under the fire of a Ukrainian sniper
SOLEDAR (DPR), January 14 – RIA Novosti. One of the participants in the attack on the city of Soledar in the DPR told RIA Novosti that a Ukrainian sniper shot at him while he was trying to evacuate a four-year-old boy to safety.
“About five days ago, they cleared these residential buildings, the entire block. In this house, civilians were found during the sweeps,” said a fighter from the Wagner group.
According to the organization’s interlocutor, he reported what had happened to his commander and began withdrawing people. “I have a child in my lap, a child no older than four years old, a boy … I started coming out of this entrance, the basement, and a sniper started working on us in that direction. So we evacuated civilians silently, under fire, with walls, then continue cleaning. we did,” he said.
According to him, the fire was ignited from a distance of no more than 500 meters. “I think he usually does this on purpose, as civilians are waiting for us and have repeatedly said that they have had many clashes[with Ukrainian troops],” he said.
On the eve of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, it was noted that the offensive actions, which resulted in the defeat of the Ukrainian troops and the capture of the city of Soledar, were carried out by a heterogeneous group of Russian troops ( forces), according to a single plan and plan that provides for the solution of complex combat tasks.
The ministry also announced that the task of direct attack on the Soledar city blocks occupied by the Ukrainian Armed Forces was successfully solved by the brave and selfless actions of the volunteers of the Wagner assault squads.
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