Dramatic drone video released by the Ukrainian military captured the moment a Russian tank was blown up in Mariupol – as a crew member jumped out of the 40-ton vehicle and ran for his life.
A crew member climbs out of the tower and runs away as smoke billows from the smoldering wreckage of the disabled vehicle, which has been hit multiple times.
The soldier appears to have been wounded and is writhing on the ground nearby, while a dead comrade lies a short distance away.
It was not immediately clear how many Russian crew members were killed in the strike.
Kyiv has claimed Ukrainian forces have so far killed or captured 13,000 Russian soldiers and destroyed nearly 200 planes, 400 tanks and 2,000 other vehicles.
Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry on Wednesday claimed Russian forces did it dropped a powerful bomb on a theater in Mariupolwhere hundreds of civilians took shelter.
On Thursday, Russia’s foreign ministry denied that its forces were behind the attack, claiming the allegations were an attempt to frame Moscow.
With mail wires
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