Moment Ukrainian ‘death ray’ weapon wipes out Russian soldiers as they wander through a field
- WARNING: DISTRESSING CONTENT: Footage captures the moment Russian soldiers were wiped out by Ukrainian shooting anti-tank weaponry at them
- Soldiers are seen walking through a field before three blasts kill them instantly
- People online have speculated that anti-tank missile Stugna-P shooter was used
Shocking footage has captured the moment a group of Russian soldiers were hit with an insane ‘death ray’ weapon as they walked through a field.
In the video, a group of Russian soldiers can be seen walking through a field with detonated mines in it. But moments later, many are killed and others seriously wounded in a blast from Ukrainian troops.
The footage shows the weapon, which is thought to be a Ukrainian anti-tank missile shooter, blast through the unit of soldiers, leaving behind a cloud of smoke.
The weapon, called the Stugna-P, has pinpoint accuracy and can penetrate amour up to 800mm thick. It is laser-guided and has a range of up to 5km and is thought to have been widely used by Ukrainian soldiers in the ongoing battle with Vladmir Putin‘s troops.
The footage shows the moment that the Russian troops are blasted by the weapon
The weapon, called the Stugna-P, has pinpoint accuracy and can penetrate amour up to 800mm thick. It is laser-guided and has a range of up to 5km
The Stugna-P is thought to have been widely used by Ukrainian soldiers in the ongoing battle with Vladmir Putin’s troops
The footage shows the weapon, which is thought to be a Ukrainian anti-tank missile shooter, blast through the unit of soldiers, leaving behind a cloud of smoke
In the video, a group of Russian soldiers can be seen walking through a field with detonated mines in it
The footage shows Russian soldiers rushing out onto the field to help those who have been hit. But just moments later, they are struck by a second blast as they carry the fallen across the field.
They then begin to flee from the field, before being shot at for a third and final time.
Footage then shows them laid across the field which is laden with black spots where mines have previously detonated.
Many people have taken to social media to try to deduce which weapon was used.
‘Stugna-P of TOW would be my guess,’ one wrote. ‘These systems are usually reserved for armoured vehicles’.
A TOW (Tube-launched, Optically tracked, Wire-guided’) is an American anti-tank missile. They were most notably used during the War in Afghanistan in the early 2000s.
Another person speculated that it was ‘possibly a Stugna-P’ that had been used adding it was a ‘little overkill to use HEAT missiles’.
HEAT (High Explosive Anti Tank) missiles are shaped charge explosives that are designed to penetrate heavy armour and, once embedded, detonate. These warheads were developed during World War II.
Others have suggested it could have been a Bayraktar, an unmanned drone manufactured in Turkey.
The latest video comes just weeks after more than 100 Russian troops were wiped out in one missile strike.
Using a Tochka-U missile, a weapon specifically designed to hit smaller targets deep in the enemy’s defence, Ukraine was able to use just one blast to kill Russian soldiers.
Elsewhere, three people were killed and six injured on Sunday by Russian missile strikes on Kherson that damaged a hospital and a school, the regional administration said.
A cloud of smoke can clearly be seen overhead after the deadly shot is fired
A total of three shots were fired at the Russian soldiers who were making their way across a field
Strikes were also reported in Ukraine’s second city, Kharkiv, in which one elderly woman was killed according to regional governor Oleh Synehubov.
More missiles hit today and images from Kharkiv showed firefighters desperately trying to extinguish flames amid the rubble of demolished buildings.
Russian troops had occupied Kherson shortly after Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, and held the city until Ukrainian forces recaptured it in November.
Since its liberation, the city has regularly been shelled from Russian positions across the Dnipro river.