Ukrainian special forces and paratroopers neutralize Russian grouping near Slovyansk

19 July, 07:07 PM
Ukrainian military (Photo:National Guard of Ukraine / Facebook)

Ukrainian military (Photo:National Guard of Ukraine / Facebook)

A Russian military grouping was destroyed by a special forces detachment of the National Guard in cooperation with paratroopers near Slovyansk, Donetsk Oblast, the press service of the National Guard of Ukraine reported on July 19.

The number of invaders killed in this operation was not specified, nor was an exact timing giving for corresponding footage published alongside the statement.

“A group of Russian soldiers was destroyed by the soldiers of the 81st Airborne Assault Brigadeand the “Omega” special forces of the National Guard of Ukraine, near Slovyansk,” the National Guard stated.

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On July 15, the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reported that on the Slovyansk axis, the Russian invaders were trying to improve their tactical situation and conduct offensive operations in the direction of Slovyansk.

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