Foreign Ministry investigating reports 3 Israelis arrested by Russian troops in Melitopol

Three Israeli citizens have been arrested by Russian troops in the occupied Ukrainian city of Melitopol, reports say.

The Foreign Ministry says it is looking into the matter.

According to the Ynet news site, Michael Kumok, a former editor of a local newspaper and a printing house owner, was arrested this morning along with his wife Vera and their daughter Tatiana.

The report says no reason has been given for the arrest and a family friend says there are concerns for the family’s safety.

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