Ukrainian special ops troops take out Russian lookout tower with missiles.

MOMENT Ukrainian special ops troops take out Russian lookout tower with anti-tank guided missiles.

The images show the soldier firing the missile, which then travels a considerable distance before hitting the tower, reportedly in the Bakhmut area of the Donetsk region in eastern Ukraine.

The images were obtained from the Command of the Special Operations Forces (SSO) of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on Monday, 19th September, along with a statement saying the footage shows the "expert work of soldiers of the SSO of Ukraine in the Bakhmut area."

The SSO added: "The operators destroyed the observation point of the Russian occupiers with a well-aimed shot from an ATGM [an anti-tank guided missile]."

Russia invaded Ukraine on 24th February in what the Kremlin is still calling a "special military operation". Today marks the 209th day of the war.

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