The occupier who took hostages in Irpin hospital was identified

04.06.2022

Irpin, Kyiv region


According to the Ukrainian prosecutor’s office, on March 11, a soldier of military unit No. 6720 (Altai Territory, russian federation) Artem Lazarev, together with several accomplices, threatening with a machine gun, blocked about 20 residents of Irpin in the hospital and used them as hostages for psychological pressure on the director of the hospital Artem Dovgopol . For three hours, the Ukrainian physician was forced by various threats to become the mayor of the temporarily occupied Bucha.




Victims: about 20 illegally detained.

Source: Office of the Attorney General.

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