New video from the city of Soledar in Donetsk area exhibits an enormous explosion at a constructing that seems to have been a shelter for Russian troops.
The video exhibits between a dozen and 20 troopers strolling alongside a railroad observe earlier than turning alongside a avenue on the northern outskirts of the city, which Russia on Friday claimed to have taken, though Ukraine denied that.
After the troopers attain a constructing with a particular inexperienced roof, the explosion destroys the constructing, with particles flying upwards. The video has been geolocated by CNN.
An extended model of the video has been posted by a Ukrainian soldier within the space.
The soldier, with the codename Madiar, is a commander in a Ukrainian aerial reconnaissance unit. He supplies a commentary over the video, saying: “There are 10 of them. There are 10 extra right here. And all of them clearly getting into the identical path. They’re settling in. In teams of 20+ individuals. Within the homes. On the outskirts of Soledar.
“Within the morning we have been watching this place,” he says. “There was some form of exercise there. One thing was being loaded and unloaded.”
He describes the constructing with the inexperienced roof as “some form of a headquarters for them.”
Madiar says there must be at the very least 25 Russian troopers there.
He then asks: “What ought to we do? HIMARS or MLRS?” earlier than the explosion is seen.
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