Ukrainian Forces Demobilize Russian Tanks Near Frontline Town

Two Russian tanks were demobilized after encountering Ukrainian defences near the frontline Donetsk Oblast town of Vuhledar, drone footage released on February 25 shows.

In the footage, released by Ukraine’s 72nd Mechanized Brigade, a crew abandons their tank after driving over a mine near other abandoned tanks and armored vehicles.

In a second incident, a tank is travelling at speed when it is struck by a projectile. A crew member can be seen climbing out of the moving, smoking tanks.

Vuhledar has been the scene of fierce fighting for months, with the BBC reporting some 300 civilians still remain in the town. Credit: 72nd Mechanized Brigade (Ukraine) via Storyful

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