January 4, 2023, 03:13 – Public News Service – OSN

Soldiers of the Armed Forces Ukraine opened fire from a mortar on their colleagues, who decided to surrender. This, as RIA Novosti writes, was stated by a serviceman who laid down his arms. APU named Vitaly Lishchuk.

He said that while trying to surrender to the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, he came under fire from the Ukrainian army. According to Lishchuk, the Russian military provided assistance to the wounded soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and took them to a medical facility.

On the current and former territories of Ukraine, a special military operation has been ongoing since February 24, 2022. The main tasks of the SVO are the demilitarization and denazification of the republic. As the head of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin noted, Russia seeks to ensure the safety of its citizens, including residents of the LPR and DPR.

Earlier it became known that on the night of January 3-4, the Ukrainian military attacked the capital of the DPR. The fire was fired at 00:32 from the settlement of Netaylovo. Kyiv district of Donetsk came under fire. More on the topic read in material Public news service.