Tragic incident: Russian soldiers injured during inspection

Russian soldiers were reportedly killed while trying to inspect a Ukrainian kamikaze drone, according to the German news website

The Kyiv Post, citing a source in Ukrainian military intelligence, reports that the Russian air regiment initially intercepted the drone over the Russian city of Kursk near the Ukrainian border. After the regiment’s leaders and members of the FSB gathered to examine the drone and take photos, it exploded, the report said. According to the source, several people were killed in the incident, including the commander of the 14th Aviation Regiment, one of his deputies, and several officers.

This information comes from a party to the conflict and has not yet been independently verified / confirmed. For this reason, the report must be evaluated with reservations. In war, it can be advantageous for parties to make false statements about the course of the conflict in order to strengthen their own position or weaken the position of the opponent.

Image: Mostafa Tehrani, 61-پهپاد ایران- آرش, CC BY 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons, (no changes made)

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