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Russia claims that Ukraine bombed Bryansk with the help of the Bayraktar drone

A Turkish production The Bayraktor drone was used to bomb two oil depots near Bryansk, according to Russian media. Officials say two of those drones were shot down after that.

It is believed that fragments of IOM-L guided bombs were found at the site, as well as the wreckage of at least one Drone bayraktar.

Large fires broke out at two separate oil depots – military and one civilian – in Bryansk, Russia, during on the night of April 25, 2022, Bryansk is located about 100 kilometers (60 miles) northeast of the border with Ukraine.

Initially, Russian authorities did not specify the cause of the fires, noting only that they were preceded by major explosions. Some Ukrainian and Russian publications also suggested that the railway line in the region was badly damaged, but earlier reports indicates that damage occurred on April 21 due to an apparent landslide.

On the morning of April 25, local media reported that two Ukrainians The Bayraktar TB2 drones were shot down in the Rila district, about 170 kilometers (105 miles) south of Bryansk. publishing images of what seems to be fragments one plane was hijacked by locals.

According to Governor of the Kursk region Roman Stratovoit, drones were going to bomb civilian targets in the village of Borovskoye, but were shot down by Russian air defense.

However, according to in The Times, influential Russian social networks began to claim that these were the same drones that struck the Bryansk warehouses. Telegram channels, such as Baza, which regularly publish insider information, published on argue, citing sources close to the case.

On the morning of April 26, after extinguishing the fires, the local media MK Bryansk reported that fragments of MAM-L smart ammunition with an anti-tank warhead were found in one of the two warehouses – the civilian “Transneft-Friendship”. MAM-L, manufactured by Roketsan, is a 22-kilogram (28-pound) laser-guided bomb with a range of 15 kilometers. This is the main weapon of Bayraktar TB2.

The Ukrainian military has not claimed responsibility for the attack. Sergey This was announced by spokesman for the Odessa Military Administration of Ukraine Bratchuk. denied charges in Ukraine’s participation also stated that the Russian authorities had previously observed the transport of fragments of Bayraktor drones for the purpose of placing them in Russia and accused Ukraine of attacking Russian cities.

If Ukraine’s involvement in the attack is confirmed, it will be the third time that Ukrainian aircraft have inflicted targets within Russia since the start of Russia’s full-scale invasion. April 1, 2022 Russia has blamed Ukraine the use of military helicopters to attack the oil depot in Belgorod, and April 14 several civilian houses in the village Climate. In both cases, Ukrainian officials denied the allegations.

On February 24, the first day of the invasion, Russia’s Defense Ministry said that Ukrainian aircraft had been shut down by high-precision weapons. In the coming weeks, the Russian authorities claimed several times that the Ukrainian Air Force “ceased to exist.”

According to According to The Insider, by March 18, 2022, Russia said it had beaten more than 30 Ukrainians UAV “Bayraktor” of the 20 in the armed forces of Ukraine.



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