Russian troops allegedly targeted their own soldiers in ‘friendly fire’ as the war in Ukraine continued at full speed. After the attack in which the flamethrower was used, Russian soldiers burned to death, while the Ukrainian army wrote a letter of thanks to Russia for their ‘help’. The eyes and ears of the world have been on the news from Ukraine for weeks… As the war between the Russian and Ukrainian armies continued Decisively in the eastern regions of the country, a claim that attracted attention from the British press came to light. The British Mirror newspaper carried on its page that the Russian army caused the death of its own soldiers by friendly fire. In the incident that took place in Zaporizhzhya, it was reported that a flamethrower was used and the soldiers burned to death.
Another British newspaper, Express, announced the news to its readers with the headline ‘friendly fire fiasco’. According to a Ukrainian source, on May 8, a Russian contingent opened friendly fire on their positions. It was noted that Russian armored personnel carriers were also the target of the attack in which the TOS-1A flamethrower was used, while no clear information was shared about the loss of soldiers. The Ukrainian army, which published a letter about the incident in ’97. The Infantry Battalion leadership expresses its satisfaction with the actions of the Russian invaders on May 8, 2022,’ it was said, and the Russians were thanked for their ‘help’.