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Russian aviation destroys train with Western equipment in Donetsk

Moscow, Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) The Aerospace Forces of the Russian Federation and artillery destroyed a train laden with Western military equipment in the Donetsk People's Republic, the Defense Ministry reported on Friday.

Operational-tactical aviation, missile troops and artillery hit a train with Western weapons and military equipment near the town of Udachnoe in Donetsk, the statement published on the official website of the Russian military corps said.

The press release added that in general, the Defense Ministry estimated the number of casualties among the Ukrainian military personnel in the past day to be about 1,000.

In particular, due to the Southern Group operations, Ukraine lost up to 430 fighters, two armored vehicles, six cars, a drone control center, a D-20 howitzer, a D-30, an American М102 artillery system, two Anklav electronic warfare stations, and an AN/TPQ-50 counter-battery radar.

Other 415 casualties were caused by the Center grouping, which also eliminated an infantry fighting vehicle, eight armored personnel carriers, 13 armored vehicles, and three D-30 howitzers.

The ministry also attributed 105 enemy casualties to the Eastern Group, as well as the destruction of three cars and two U.S.-made М777 howitzers.