Ukrainian forces destroy Russia’s unfinished railroad bridge near Mariupol — Mariupol mayor adviser
On Saturday, January 6, Ukrainian troops successfully destroyed a partially constructed railway bridge built by Russian forces near the temporarily occupied Mariupol, Donetsk region. In addition to the bridge, fuel tanks and engineering vehicles belonging to the occupying forces burned down
The advisor to the Mariupol mayor, Petro Andriushchenko, reported the information.
"Yesterday, the Ukrainian Armed Forces destroyed a partially constructed railway bridge, fuel tanks and engineering vehicles near the village of Hranitne with a precision strike," he wrote on Telegram.
According to Andriushchenko, Russian troops tried to shoot down the missiles that attacked the bridge, but to no avail. In addition, by attempting to shoot down air targets, they gave away the location of new air defense batteries in the Mariupol region.
"Launching a direct railroad from Russia would be impossible for a long time," the mayor's advisor emphasized.