Ukrainian forces who liberated the village of Andriivka final week have launched video footage of Russia firing on their very own troopers after they had been “surrendering en masse.”
The threerd Separate Assault Infantry Brigade had been beneath fireplace by Russian forces as they had been clearing Russian positions within the village which has been fully “destroyed.”
Footage reveals that three Russian troopers give up then lie on the ground, then a Russian artillery spherical explodes on high the troops.
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The Ukrainian unit mentioned that “one is captured in items, two are fortunate and are taken out to dwell.”
Within the Andriivka area, the 2nd assault group of the mechanized battalion belonging to the third Ukrainian Assault Brigade takes one other group of Russian prisoners. On the similar time, the enemy command, realizing that the village is misplaced and that its troopers are… pic.twitter.com/ACQvufXHXv
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They add, “Only a implausible story that occurred in the course of the storming of Andriivka.
“Assault group 2 of the mechanized battalion takes one other group of prisoners.
“On the similar time the enemy, realising that the village is misplaced and his troopers are surrendering en masse, orders to open ‘fireplace on their very own.’
“The shell arrives. There may be silence on the command put up, everyone seems to be grey.
“The smoke clears – all our targets, one is captured in items, two are fortunate and are taken out to dwell.
“Luck performs a job in battle. Crucial pictures of the operation are forward.”
Ukrainian forces carried out a “lightning-fast operation” which liberated the city of Andriyivka in simply “two days.”
The operation noticed the “elimination” of the 72nd separate motorized rifle brigade of Russia within the city based mostly within the Donetsk area.
The third Ukrainian Separate Assault Brigade mentioned in an announcement, “Because of a lightning-fast operation, the Russian garrison of Andriyivka was surrounded, reduce off from the principle forces and destroyed.
“In two days, the third Separate Assault Brigade eradicated: the top of the enemy’s brigade reconnaissance; three battalion commanders; nearly your complete infantry of the 72nd brigade, together with officers and a big quantity of apparatus.”
The Brigade command mentioned, The seize and retention of the village of Andriyivka is our path to a breakthrough on the appropriate flank from Bakhmut, and the important thing to the success of your complete additional offensive.
“We’re paying a excessive value for the outcomes of those battles. And the blood of every of our fighters can be repaid solely with blood.”
The press officer of the third Particular Operations Brigade Oleksandr Borodin mentioned the city was fully destroyed, including there was no civilian inhabitants left in Andriyivka.