The video was obtained from the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) on Sunday, July 24.
Ukrainian Counter-Intelligence Drone Blows Up Russian T-72 Tank And Takes Out 15 Soldiers
Ukrainian counterintelligence blew up a Russian T-72 tank and took out 15 soldiers using a drone.
The images, which have been filmed by the drone, show bombs being dropped from above on top of what seems to be a Russian tank.
The video was obtained from the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) on Sunday, July 24, along with a statement saying: “Military counterintelligence officers of the SBU destroyed a Russian T-72 and 15 invaders with an attack drone.”
The SBU is the main Ukrainian intelligence and security agency that conducts counter-intelligence and anti-terrorism activities. It operates under the direct authority of the President of Ukraine.
The SBU also said: “We continue to work towards victory! Glory to Ukraine!”
It is currently unclear where exactly in Ukraine the images were shot, but they were also relayed by the Chernihiv Regional Territorial Center for Recruitment And Social Support.
Zenger News contacted the Security Service of Ukraine for further comment, as well as the Russian Ministry of Defense, but had not received a reply at the time of writing.
Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24 in what the Kremlin is calling a “special military operation”. Monday marks the 152nd day of the invasion.
The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reported that between February 24 and July 25, Russia had lost about 39,700 personnel, 1,730 tanks, 3,950 armored combat vehicles, 876 artillery units, 257 multiple launch rocket systems, 116 air defense systems, 222 warplanes, 188 helicopters, 719 drones, 174 cruise missiles, 15 warships, 2,832 motor vehicles and fuel tankers, and 73 units of special equipment.
Ukrainian officials have vowed to recapture the southern region of Kherson by September. Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky has said that his forces are advancing “step by step” into the Russian-occupied region.
The has reportedly been heavy fighting over the weekend near the city of Kherson.
Ukraine has warned that a deal to export grain via ports located on the Black Sea will be put on hold if Russia attacks key ports were airstrikes again. The move comes after a missile attack on Odesa on Saturday.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has denied that Russia is to blame for the ongoing global food crisis and instead accused Western nations of distorting the truth.
Ukraine’s health ministry has said that nearly 900 medical facilities have been damaged or destroyed since the Russian invasion of the country.
Russia has charged 92 members of the Ukrainian armed forces with crimes against humanity, the head of Russia’s investigative committee has claimed.