Wagner chief announces complete capture of Bakhmut

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Published: 2023-05-20 19:38

Last Updated: 2024-06-21 09:26


Wagner chief announces complete capture of Bakhmut
Wagner chief announces complete capture of Bakhmut

Saturday, the head of Russia's Wagner mercenary group announced the complete capture of the east Ukrainian town of Bakhmut, AFP reported.

"Today on May 20, around mid-day, Bakhmut was taken in its entirety," Yevgeny Prigozhin said in a video posted on Telegram.

The clip shows fighters behind him holding the Russian flag and surrounded by ruins.