On the territory captured by militants in eastern Ukraine terrorists are robbing the local population, kidnapping people and seizing private buildings and vehicles.
Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) information and analytical center spokesman Andriy Lysenko said this at a briefing on Monday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported.
“On the temporarily occupied territories in eastern Ukraine terrorists are robbing the local population, kidnapping citizens and seizing private buildings and vehicles. In this regard, we urge local residents to leave the territory seized by terrorists,” Lysenko said.
He also said that two additional points had been set up in the village of Dachne, Maryinka district, Donetsk region, and in the town of Shchastia, Luhansk region, to receive internally displaced persons. Lysenko said that 967 persons from Luhansk region had used the corridor to the town of Shchastia.