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Ukrainian military destroy Russian BM-21 Grad MLRS with drone

Ukrainian military destroy Russian BM-21 Grad MLRS with drone The Ukrainian Armed Forces destroyed a Russian Grad multiple rocket launcher that was firing at Mykolaiv region (Getty Images)
Author: Liliana Oleniak

A unit of the Special Operations Forces destroyed a Russian BM-21 Grad multiple rocket launcher system used by the enemy to fire at civilians in the Mykolaiv region, according to the Special Operations Forces.

"During an aerial reconnaissance in the Kherson direction, operators of one of the Special Forces units discovered a BM-21 Grad multiple rocket launcher system. The enemy army was using it to fire at the civilian population of Mykolaiv region," the press service writes.

When the multiple rocket launcher system tried to leave the firing zone, the SOF operators hit it with an FPV drone. As a result, the Grad, two Russian war criminals, and the driver of the combat vehicle were destroyed.

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According to the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, over the past day, January 17, Ukrainian soldiers eliminated 800 Russian occupiers. Since the beginning of the full-scale invasion, Russia has lost 367,600 troops.

In the Tavria direction, Ukrainian soldiers eliminated 385 Russian occupiers and destroyed 57 pieces of enemy military equipment.