Ukrainian army confirms strike on Russian marines: several dozen neutralized, hundreds wounded
The Armed Forces of Ukraine have officially confirmed the strike on a group of occupying Russian forces from the 810th Marine Brigade
This was reported by the Strategic Communications Directorate of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
"Recently, the Ukrainian Defense Forces successfully struck a group of occupying Russian forces from the 810th Marine Brigade. According to the Russian side, at the time of the strike, the occupiers gathered to celebrate the so-called Day of the Russian Artilleryman," the statement said.
The command noted that the Ukrainian forces promptly identified the location of the Russians' celebrations and "warmly congratulated them".
"Russian propagandists claim that an accurate strike killed several dozen invaders at once, and about a hundred were seriously injured," the Armed Forces added.
Deadly Russian strike on 128th Mountain Assault Brigade in the Zaporizhzhia region: what is known
On Friday, November 3, Russian terrorists launched a missile attack on the personnel of the 128th Detached Mountain Assault Brigade of the Transcarpathian region, killing 19 soldiers. Local residents also sustained injuries of varying severity. The State Bureau of Investigation has initiated criminal proceedings in response.
President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has responded to the deaths of soldiers with the 128th Detached Mountain Assault Brigade. He stated that the investigation into the incident is ongoing.
According to Hromadske, Brigadier General Dmytro Lysyuk, was reportedly late for an award ceremony event near the front line, when the attack happened. He had been suspended pending investigation.
On the evening of November 6, President Zelenskyy confirmed the suspension of Brigadier General Lysyuk and announced an official investigation by the Ministry of Defense into the incident.
The Washington Post detailed the attack during an award ceremony.
Minister of Defense Rustem Umyerov disclosed the investigation's findings on November 14.