Passenger bus burnt out in Sumy Oblast after Russians target it with anti-tank missile

25 February, 02:45 PM
A minibus burned down in Sumy Oblast (Photo:Офіс генерального прокурора/Telegram)

A minibus burned down in Sumy Oblast (Photo:Офіс генерального прокурора/Telegram)

As a result of a deliberate attack by the Russian military on a passenger bus in Sumy Oblast, three passengers and the driver were seriously injured, and the vehicle was completely burnt out, the Prosecutor General of Ukraine’s Office reported on Telegram on Feb. 25.

As noted by law enforcement officers, the enemy took aim at the minibus from the territory of the Russian Federation. The bus was traveling from the village of Vodolahy of the Khotin Territorial Community of Sumy District and had traveled about 500 meters in the direction of the city of Sumy.

Vodolahy is about 2.5 kilometers south of the Ukrainian-Russian border.

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According to preliminary information, the Russian military used an anti-tank guided missile to attack the passenger bus.

The Sumy Oblast Prosecutor’s Office has started a pre-trial investigation into the violation of the laws and customs of war under Part 1 of Art. 438 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.

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