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Ukraine: These govt tanks couldn't escape DPR militia01:03

Ukraine: These govt tanks couldn't escape DPR militia

Ukraine, Ilovaysk
September 2, 2014 at 14:55 GMT +00:00 · Published

What was left of a Ukrainian Army armoured column was located in the Donetsk Region on Monday after it was destroyed while trying to escape encirclement in Ilovaysk.

Dozens of burnt-out tanks, APCs and military trucks lined the road between Ilovaysk and Starobeshevo in the south west of the country. The remnants of BMP-3 Infantry fighting vehicles, KamAZ-6350 Mustang Heavy cargo truck, and MT-LB Armoured personnel carriers were among the vehicles discovered.

The column was destroyed in fierce fighting on August 31 while trying to slip through the lines of anti-Kiev forces.

Ukraine: These govt tanks couldn't escape DPR militia01:03
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What was left of a Ukrainian Army armoured column was located in the Donetsk Region on Monday after it was destroyed while trying to escape encirclement in Ilovaysk.

Dozens of burnt-out tanks, APCs and military trucks lined the road between Ilovaysk and Starobeshevo in the south west of the country. The remnants of BMP-3 Infantry fighting vehicles, KamAZ-6350 Mustang Heavy cargo truck, and MT-LB Armoured personnel carriers were among the vehicles discovered.

The column was destroyed in fierce fighting on August 31 while trying to slip through the lines of anti-Kiev forces.

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