Drone shows artillery pounding devastated Bakhmut

STORY: Reuters was able to verify the location from the buildings, kindergarten, road layout, and fields seen in the video which matched satellite and file photography of the area. Reuters was not able to confirm the date the video was filmed.

Ukraine's military said on Thursday (May 18) it had made new territorial gains in heavy fighting around the eastern city of Bakhmut, despite being outgunned and outnumbered by Russian forces.