The Fighters of Special Operations Forces Blow Up a Strategic Bridge (Video)

Operators of the Special Operations Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine / Illustrative photo from open sources
Operators of the Special Operations Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine / Illustrative photo from open sources

Ukraine’s Special Forces servicemen dispelled the myth that the russian army is able to use the railway for the offensive

General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine said that the Special Operations Forces of Ukraine in cooperation with other forces continue to conduct offensive in the enemy’s read in order to “cut off” supply routes. In particular, Ukraine’s Special Operations Forces blew up a strategically important railway bridge between the cities of Rubizhne and Sievierodonetsk. This successful attack restrains enemy’s attack on Lysychansk and Sievierodonetsk.

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The blown up railway bridge has two tracks, and theoretically up to 20 pairs of trains can pass on it per one day, which means at least 50 thousand tons of cargo per day. That's why blowing up this bridge was strategically important.

Ukraine’s Special Forces operators along with other units were able to plant explosives in the center of both railway tracks on this bridge. This means that the russian invaders failed to organize at least some protection of the strategically important object that fell into their hands.

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russian "railway troops" imitate in front of the Chief of Staff of the russian army Gerasimov that they are able to cite railway crossings during the offensive / Illustrative photo from open sources

Thus, Ukraine’s Special Operations Forces fighters were able to dispel in every sense the popular pre-war myth that the russian army seems to be able to use rail transport to conduct offensive operations. Although, before the war, russia’s railway troops numbered 40,000 "bayonets".

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