A Russian T-72 tank was hit by artillery fire, and the strong impact sent the tank turret flying at least 30 meters high. Figure: flipping ukrinform
The Ukrainian-Russian war continued to rage. The Ukrainian military claimed that as of the 12th, it had destroyed nearly 1,200 Russian tanks, 2,873 armored vehicles, more than 2,000 military vehicles of various types, and nearly 200 aircraft, and killed more than 26,650 invading troops. soldier. According to the newly exposed video, a Russian T-72 tank was hit by artillery fire and was blown into a fireball on the spot. The powerful impact sent the tank turret flying at least 30 meters high. At that time, a reporter from China’s Phoenix Satellite TV acted with the Russian army and was lucky to escape from death.
According to reports from the Daily Star and the New York Post, the scene of the incident was located on the outskirts of Mariupol, a city in southeastern Ukraine. A reporter from China’s Phoenix Satellite TV dispatched an interview team to the Azov Steel Plant on the 6th to meet with the United Nations and the Red Cross. The ICRC and Russian military organizations discuss the evacuation of civilians. Unexpectedly, the group witnessed the explosion of the Russian tank in front of them on the way.
According to the footage captured by the reporter’s car’s driving recorder, after the soldiers of the military vehicle in front urgently signaled to slow down and stop, the turret of at least 12 tons of a T-72 tank in front was instantly bombed at least 30 meters high. Lu Yuguang, a reporter from China’s Phoenix Satellite TV who was operating with the Russian army at the time, stated that although the area was under the control of the Russian army, it was still vulnerable to Ukrainian “Tochka” short-range tactical missiles and suicide drones. As for what weapon this T-72 was destroyed by, he could not judge.
According to a recent report by the well-known military news “The Warzone” of the US online media “The Drive”, the region has been under Russian control since the “first Ukraine-Russian conflict” in August 2014. Crimea is only 13 km away. Russia has long considered this territory to be a sufficiently safe area, but apparently that is no longer the case, and Ukrainian force could retake it at any time.