Ukrainian border guards destroyed another Russian ammo depot in Donbas

31 August, 02:25 PM
Ukrainian border guards hit a Russian ammo depot with a rack-mounted anti-tank grenade launcher (Photo:SBSU)

Ukrainian border guards hit a Russian ammo depot with a rack-mounted anti-tank grenade launcher (Photo:SBSU)

Ukrainian border guards have destroyed a warehouse filled with weapons and ammunition belonging to the Russian Armed Forces in Donbas, as well as a group of invaders who were near it, the State Border Guard Service reported on Aug. 31.

According to report, Ukrainian defenders discovered the warehouse thanks to aerial reconnaissance. The building was identified as being near the town of Slovyansk in Donetsk Oblast.

“After they identified the target, Ukrainians opened fired at it from a mounted anti-tank grenade launcher,” the border service stated.

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“As a result, at least four occupiers were eliminated, and ammunition was destroyed.”

In addition to ongoing hostilities in the east, on Aug. 29, the Ukrainian army breached a Russian defensive line in the south of the country, beginning a counteroffensive operation.

Ukrainian forces also destroyed Russian bases in Kherson and the nearby town of Nova Kakhovka, as well as the Antonivskiy bridge and the Nova Kakhovka Dam Bridge, making it impossible for enemy forces to cross the Dnipro.

Ukraine’s General Staff has urged the public to remain calm and not discuss the ongoing operation in the south of the country on social media, citing operational security concerns, and has reminded citizens that the liberation of Kherson Oblast may not be quick.

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