Ukrainian strike on Zmiinyi Island ‘destroys Pantsir air defense system and 49 troops’

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Armed Forces of Ukraine
Armed Forces of Ukraine

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During the day on June 21, the Ukrainian military destroyed 49 Russian troops, two Msta-S self-propelled howitzers, one tractor, one electronic warfare station, an ammunition depot, as well as five armored and automobile vehicles, the Ukrainian military said.

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In operations in the Black Sea area throughout the day, Ukrainian units completed 150 fire missions and carried out five airstrikes, the military said.

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It was also reported that gas drilling rigs, seized by Russia when it invaded Ukraine’s Crimea in 2014, had also been hit. The Russians were reported to have been using them for intelligence gathering as well as gas drilling.