Bombs Rain Down on Idyllic Coastal Village in Ukraine as Defenders Blast Russian Tank

A video recorded the moment bombs rained down on an idyllic coastal village in Ukraine and a Russian armored vehicle was destroyed, sending a "fireworks show" high into the sky as its ammunition was detonated by the flames.

The 28th Separate Mechanized Brigade, named after the Knights of the First Winter Campaign, a formation of the Ukrainian Ground Forces, said the attack took place "somewhere" in the south of Ukraine.

The Ukrainian military also statement said that they destroyed a Russian BMP-3 infantry fighting vehicle loaded with ammunition.

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Bombs rained down on an idyllic coastal village in Ukraine as a Russian armored vehicle was targeted and destroyed, according to Ukrainian military officials. @28brigade/Zenger

The Ukrainian brigade said on May 24: "The 28th Separate Mechanized Brigade named after the Knights of the Winter Campaign destroyed BMP-3 occupiers with full ammunition somewhere in the south of Ukraine."

The video shows missiles raining down on the idyllic coastal village and apparently destroying an armored vehicle hiding between two houses.

Russian troops invaded Ukraine on February 24 in what the Kremlin is still calling a "special military operation." May 25 marks the 91st day of the campaign.

From February 24 to May 25, the total combat losses of Russian troops stand at around 29,450 personnel, according to the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

The Ukrainian military also claims that Russia has lost 1,305 tanks, 3,213 armored fighting vehicles, 606 artillery systems, 201 multiple launch rocket systems, 93 anti-aircraft systems, 206 warplanes, 170 helicopters, 2,217 motor vehicles and fuel tankers, 13 vessels, 491 unmanned aerial vehicles, 44 units of special equipment, and 112 cruise missiles.

Meanwhile, Russian forces are currently trying to encircle the eastern cities of Sievierodonetsk, Lysychansk and Rubizhne, according to the British ministry of defense.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said Russian forces are trying to destroy "everything living" in the embattled Donbas region and he reiterated that his country remains disposed to exchange prisoners with Russia.

Last week, Zelensky called Russia's invasion of Ukraine an "absolute failure" and said Russian leaders were afraid to acknowledge "that catastrophic mistakes were made at the highest military and state level."

This story was provided to Newsweek by Zenger News.