A new video shows how Ukraine’s 17th Tank Brigade battles against the enemy.
Ukraine’s 17th Tank Brigade Destroys Russian Tanks With Artillery Fire
This footage purports to show Ukraine’s 17th Tank Brigade destroying Russian tanks with artillery fire.
The images, which appear to have been shot by a drone, show a long line of fortified Russian positions that include tanks hidden among some trees. At least three can be seen in the footage.
A series of explosions targeting the area sends black smoke into the sky, with Ukrainian forces saying that they had destroyed a number of Russian tanks.
It is unclear where exactly in Ukraine the images were shot but they were obtained from the Land Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, who said that the 17th Tank Brigade had “destroyed the occupiers.”
We contacted Russian and Ukrainian officials for comment but had not received a reply at the time of writing.
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