Kamikaze Drone Strikes Russian Surveillance Tower, Ukraine Officials Say

Ukrainian forces said they used a kamikaze drone to strike a Russian observation tower in the Belgorod region of Russia.

Video posted on August 15 shows an explosion underneath the tower before it bends and falls in a remote location in the Grayvoronsky district of Belgorod.

The same video was posted by Army FM, a radio station owned and operated by Ukraine’s Ministry of Defense.

According to local media, the strike occurred close to the Ukrainian border, in the Grayvoronsky district of Belgorod on Sunday.

Anton Gerashchenko, a Ukrainian government official, said the targeted tower was “probably used to monitor Ukrainian military.”

According to Russian Telegram channel Mash, the tower was struck on Sunday but said it was not of particular value. Credit: Third Force via Storyful

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