Ukrainian forces seize Russian Buk SAM system, ammo stock

Ukrainian forces seize Russian Buk SAM system, ammo stock

Ukraine’s Special Operations Forces found a Russian Buk surface-to-air missile system and ammunition near one of the settlements, with no further details about the location disclosed.

The Command of the Ukrainian Army’s Special Operations Forces broke the news on Facebook, Ukrinform reports.

"This find was made by a team of Ukraine’s Specops Forces together with fighters of the resistance movement. During special reconnaissance and search operations in the area of ​​one of the settlements, the soldiers discovered a Russian SAM system Buk. Next to the abandoned anti-aircraft missile system was a Russian hideout, where they hid ammunition, weapons, and equipment," the statement said.

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It is noted that the Special Operations Forces continue their efforts to locate the enemy to fully "thank" them for the trophies.

As Ukrinform reported, the Russian military death toll as of April 3 amounted to nearly 18,000. The enemy also lost 644 tanks, 1,830 armored combat vehicles, 325 artillery systems, 105 MLR systems, 54 air defense systems, 143 warplanes, 134 helicopters, and other equipment.

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