June 28, 2022

KEY POINTS

  • The weapon had been firing incessantly on Pavlohrad bridge and Sievierodonetsk
  • The TV report revealed the place from which the weapon was firing 
  • The Basic Employees of the Armed Forces additionally shared a video of the artillery on hearth

The Ukrainian troops have managed to destroy a vital piece of Russian navy {hardware} that had been firing on the Luhansk metropolis, due to a vital tip inadvertently dropped by a Russian TV report.

A publish by Luhansk Governor Serhiy Haidai that appeared in Telegram on Saturday mentioned the members of Ukraine’s Nationwide Guard blew up a 2S4 Tyulpan 240 mm self-propelled heavy mortar, reported The New Voice Of Ukraine, a Kyiv-based information web site. 

The Russian forces had been utilizing the piece of heavy artillery to explode the Pavlohrad bridge and shell Sievierodonetsk city.

In line with Hadai, a tv report by Russian propagandists helped Ukrainian guardsmen “regulate the hearth.” “The punishment got here immediately,” Haidai mentioned within the assertion.

“The guardsmen destroyed the enemy navy {hardware} that blew up the Pavlohrad bridge and shelled Sievierodonetsk. Because of Russian propagandists for the tip. They boasted, and now they’ve (nothing to boast about),” he wrote on Telegram.

His assertion was corroborated by Ukraine’s Basic Employees, who took to Fb to honor the lads of the Nationwide Guard Of Ukraine for destroying the mortar. 

“Hearth adjusters of the Ukrainian artillery “focused” enemy navy tools after watching a Russian tv report about (the place from) the place the self-propelled artillery car was hitting the bridge. Thanks. Stick with it!” the Basic Employees mentioned. The Basic Employees additionally shared a video alongside the publish displaying flames and smoke engulfing the navy {hardware}.  

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In the meantime, Hadai mentioned the bridge would quickly be rebuilt whereas thanking the “propagandists.” In line with him, the Russian offensive had destroyed a bridge between the cities of Sievierodonetsk and Lysychansk. However, there are nonetheless connections between the cities, he mentioned.

The cities of Sievierodonetsk and Lysychansk had been the focal factors of the Russian offensive. Ukrainian forces on this space remained below persistent artillery barrages as Russian troopers expanded their offensive to Oskolonivka, Purdivka, Schedrivka and Smolyaninove.

Russian media homes have been blamed for spreading propaganda in favor of the invasion because it repeats that Russia was “undoubtedly preventing in opposition to Nato infrastructure, if not Nato itself.” The rhetoric elevated the previous few days with some channels airing threats about ballistic missiles and the “seconds it will take to land in London, Paris or Berlin.” 

In line with western media, Kremlin and its mouthpieces have been more and more “reaching for brand spanking new and extra outlandish claims to justify the Ukraine invasion.” 

Illustration. Picture: AFP / Dimitar DILKOFF

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