Russian invasion update: Ukrainian forces destroy convoy of fuel trucks in Sumy

Russian invasion update: Ukrainian forces destroy convoy of fuel trucks in Sumy

In Sumy, the local unit of the Territorial Defense Force destroyed an enemy convoy of fuel trucks moving toward Kyiv.

The press service of the Sumy regional military-civil administration reports has released the relevant report via Telegram, Ukrinform saw.

"Sumy update. The enemy convoy has been destroyed on Kurska Street. There’s a fire there," the statement reads.

Read also: Russian invasion update: In Kyiv, enemy shell hits warehouses, killing two

Earlier it was reported that large convoys of fuel trucks were moving across the region in the direction of Kyiv. The Territorial Defense Force unit in Sumy engaged in a serious battle with the enemy. The wounded soldiers and bodies of those killed in combat were brought to the regional hospital.

The head of the regional center, Dmytro Zhyvytskyi, appealed to the soldiers with orders to capture, take away weapons, lock POWs, and treat them humanely, providing them with water and not resorting to torture.

As Ukrinform reported earlier, the leader of the aggressor power, Vladimir Putin, announced on February 24 the start of a special military operation “in Donbas.”

Martial law has been imposed throughout Ukraine. President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has signed a decree on general mobilization.


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