Ukraine attacks Russian OMON headquarters

Ukraine has attacked a Russian OMON headquarter. This is reported by the NEXTA media project via the Network X, formerly known as Twitter.

“The Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry states that a drone hit the building of the Russian OMON headquarters in occupied Enerhodar. According to preliminary information, the Akhmat-1 Rosgvardiya unit was also located there. To this end, the NEXTA media project posted a video purporting to show the incident. In the 8-second-long clip, a drone can be seen heading for the entrance area of a high-rise building. With the impact, the image disappears. The attached video has no sound.

OMON is a major unit of the Russian National Guard. The acronym stands for “Mobile Unit of Special Purpose”. It is considered part of the Russian government’s domestic instruments of power.

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:, Совещание по развитию дальневосточных городов (2023-03-14) 02, CC BY 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons (image size modified)

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