DRAMATIC footage shows the moment a Ukrainian shell hit fuel tankers in the Russian-occupied city of Donetsk, creating a raging inferno.
The major attack on the train station reportedly killed two and wounded a dozen as a huge smoke cloud covered the eastern city that was taken by Russia over a year ago.
The huge explosion rocked the Russian-held city
An incoming Ukrainian shell hit the train tankers at Mushketovo station, sending flames hundreds of feet into the sky.
The strike sent a huge cloud of noxious smoke over the city.
“Two people were killed, including an employee of the Ministry of Emergency Situations,” said Russian puppet leader in Donetsk, Denis Pushilin.
Major Russian newspaper Izvestia said three of its war reporters came under fire in the attack on Donetsk.
Journalists Yevgeny Bykovsky and Alexei Poltoranin required surgery, while military correspondent Alexander Martemyanov sustained wounds to both thighs, according to Pushilin.
“An Izvestia news team was wounded while working at an area of shelling in Donetsk. Three correspondents have been admitted to hospital,” said the media outlet, which is controlled by a group headed by Vladimir Putin’s lover, Alina Kabaeva.
Russia reported 29 separate Ukrainian strikes on the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic in the past 24 hours.
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