Grainy footage was shared online showing a Russian helicopter being attacked by a Ukrainian drone on Snake Island in Black Sea. No word has been given about any survivors.
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A drone captured shocking footage of a Russian helicopter being blown out the sky by a Ukrainian missile.
The footage in black and white was shared via social media. It shows the Mi-8 helicopter loading troops on Snake Island, before an explosion rocked the camera.
The blast scene is then surrounded by smoke.
The video is not dated and it is not clear how many victims were left.
Yesterday UkraineAnother video was released claiming that a military drone struck a Russian land ship supplying a TOR antiaircraft missile system for Snake Island.
This footage seems to show the destruction in an air strike of a large Serna-type land craft.
Anton Gerashchenko, a Ukrainian official said: “Enemy units remaining on Snake Island remain without air cover and will be destroyed and burned out like cockroaches or locusts.
Other reports said the landing craft had been hit by a hit by a Ukrainian Bayraktar TB2 military drone.
Video coverage of the attack on vessel was not dated in images.
After the strike, people were seen moving about on the vessel.
The Serna class – Russian designation Project 11770 – is a type of “air cavity”Russian Navy-designed landing craft
Further footage captured the moment that a bomb dropped from a Ukrainian drone through the sunroof. Russianvehicle before it explodes, sending smoke billowing out of the car.
The harrowing footage was filmed from the drone’s perspective as the Russian soldiers crowd around the car.
Nearby the car is the ruinous remains of an old building, while the dirt road surrounding them is covered in debris.
One Russian troop is seen diving into the car. Another troop runs towards the building that was destroyed and jumps in.
The bomb’s dropped from the drone as the third Russian runs around the back of the car and it reverse slightly, perfectly positioning itself so the bomb falls through the sunroof.
When 13 Ukrainians sent a Russian warship to inform them about the Black Sea Snake Island invasion, February 1, they made headlines. “go f*** yourself”.
Rumours claimed that the troops were killed in action and were then subject to sea bombardment. The Ukrainian Navy confirmed their existence.
In a FacebookThe Navy was written by post: “Regarding the Marines and border guards on the island of Snake…we are very happy to learn that our brothers are alive and well.
“They were illegally captured by the Russians. Illegal capture of a civilian ship – a non-combatant without performing any military mission, is a violation of the rules and customs of war, international humanitarian law.
“We demand from Russia the immediate release of illegally occupied citizens of Ukraine .
“We address the world community, to the believers of all churches requesting to take all possible measures to influence the Russian Federation for the return of our citizens.
“The sailors bravely rebuked twice the attacks of the Russian invaders.”