In Donetsk region, the Ukrainian military downed a Russian Mi-24 helicopter with an Igla MANPADS.
The 24th Separate Mechanized Brigade named after King Danylo said this in a Facebook post, Ukrinform reports.
"Today, forces and means of the royal brigade eliminated an enemy assault helicopter Mi-24. The enemy's ‘Crocodile’ [assault helicopter] was attempting to inflict fire damage on the village of New York, Donetsk region, when it was stopped with a well-aimed shot from an Igla MANPADS fired by an anti-aircraft gunner of the 24th anti-aircraft missile artillery division of 24th Separate Mechanized Brigade named after King Danylo,” the report says.
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After being hit, the enemy helicopter fell on the territory controlled by the enemy, near temporarily captured Horlivka.
As reported by Ukrinform, Ukrainian artillerymen destroyed a column of Russian military equipment, which numbered about 10 units, in Donetsk region.