The Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed the Russian ammunition warehouse in Popasnaya: a powerful explosion was caught on video

The explosion of the Russian warehouse in Popasnaya, June-July 2022
The explosion of the Russian warehouse in Popasnaya, June-July 2022
© Photo: video screenshot
Kostiantyn Golubtsov

Kostiantyn Golubtsov

Published: July 02 2022 at 07:29 pm

The Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed the ammunition depot of the occupying forces of Russia in Popasnaya.

The General Staff of the Armed Forces announced on Facebook about the destruction of the enemy's military facility , without specifying the location of the event.

A more complete video was published on Twitter , in the post the author noted that the Russian ammunition storage base was destroyed by Ukrainian forces in the area of ​​the temporarily occupied city of Popasna, Luhansk region.

A powerful explosion of ammunition was caught on video of the Ukrainian military.

At first, you can see how the fire continues with the release of a large amount of thick smoke that rises up.

Then, as a result of the simultaneous detonation of ammunition, a powerful explosion occurs, which leads to the destruction of the building of the warehouse of the Russian occupiers.

Male voice-overs in the published video discuss that the Defense Forces of Ukraine "hit an enemy compound - and it is now exploding."

"You can look at this forever... It's just blown away," the military said off-screen.

Judging by the video, remote surveillance of the positions of the Russian military was carried out from a drone or a stationary camera.

Popasna city of Luhansk region on the map
Popasna city of Luhansk region on the map

Popasna is a relatively small town in the west of Luhansk region. During the war in Donbas in 2014, the city remained under the control of Ukraine.

After the Russian full-scale invasion of Ukraine, fierce battles began for Popasna. The city was attacked in early March, and only by mid-April did the advancing troops manage to break through to its center. But the fighting did not stop. The Russian occupiers occupied the destroyed city at the beginning of May.

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