Injured Briton captured in Ukraine by Russian forces and paraded on television

An injured British man wearing military fatigues has been captured by Russian forces in Ukraine and paraded on television.

Named as Andrew Hill, he was filmed with a bandaged left arm and a makeshift bandage around his head.

Sky News understands he is 35-years-old.

He was filmed while being questioned saying he had travelled to Ukraine of his own accord to help the country, Reuters reported.

Mr Hill signalled a connection with the International Legion, a unit set up by the Ukrainian government for foreigners who want to fight in support of the war effort.

Asked by his questioners about his rank, the British national said: “I don’t have a rank… I just know the foreign legion said I could help.”

Russia’s defence ministry said he had surrendered to Russian troops in the Mykolaiv region of southwestern Ukraine.

It is the same region where a second British man, Scott Sibley, 36, a former soldier, was killed a few days ago.

During filming, Mr Hill said he was from Plymouth and had four children and a partner.

Russian soldiers took his passport, he added.

Two other British men have also been detained by Russian forces in Ukraine.

Aiden Aslin, 28, and Shaun Pinner, 48, were captured earlier this month while defending the southeastern city of Mariupol.

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