In a recent conflict in Donetsk Oblast, the Special Operations Forces (SOF) successfully captured Russian paratroopers from the 247th Parachute Regiment. During the operation, they also recovered Russian documentation that indicated substantial losses within the unit.
1. The Russian 247th Parachute Regiment was based in Staromayorske, Donetsk Oblast, where the operation took place.
2. The operation was led by the 3rd Separate Special Forces Regiment, which detected, blocked, and ultimately forced the Russian unit into surrender.
3. During the mop-up operation, the Special Forces found staff documentation for the 247th Parachute Regiment.
4. A list on a phone belonging to a deceased Russian soldier detailed significant losses for the Russian unit.
5. The SOF press service provided the information on the capture and discovery.