The Ukrainian military, on Wednesday, launched a counter-offensive at the Russia-occupied city of Kherson in south Ukraine.
The Ukrainian military reportedly launched a counter-offensive at the Kherson international airport, which is under the control of invading Russian forces.
According to reports, a number of Russian military helicopters and armoured vehicles were destroyed in the Ukrainian counter-offensive.
Satellite images released from Planet Labs, show that the Ukrainian strike “set on fire, or destroyed, at least three helicopters and military vehicles stationed at the airport”.
This was the second major Ukrainian attack in as many weeks on this base.
A number of Russian helicopters, can be clearly seen going up in flames on one of the base’s main ramps.
Meanwhile, in a shocking report coming in from war-ravaged country of Ukraine, the invading Russian forces have taken patients at a Mariupol hospital as hostage.
The Russian forces have “taken patients and medical staff as hostage” at a hospital in under-siege city of Mariupol in south Ukraine.
This was informed by the Pavlo Kyrylenko, governor of Donetsk Oblast in Ukraine on Tuesday.
Governor of Donetsk Oblast in Ukraine – Pavlo Kyrylenko – said that the invading Russian troops entered a hospital on the outskirts of Mariupol.
“Russians drove 400 people from neighbouring houses to the hospital and they can’t leave,” he said.