THIS incredible sequence shows the moment a Russian tank is destroyed by Ukrainians – which ends up destroying two for the price of one.
After targeting one of Putin’s armored vehicles, the explosion sent a shell that incredibly hit another tank.
The extraordinary artillery strike in the besieged city of Mariupol is believed to have ignited the munitions in the initial target.
Footage shows the Russians scoring an own goal as ordnance fires directly across the street, eliminating one of their own tanks.
The successful single strike is believed to have been carried out by Ukrainian soldiers from the fearsome Azov regiment.
Although the filmed triumph marks a victory for Ukraine, the aerial view poignantly shows the devastation suffered by Mariupol.
Buildings have been reduced to rubble as the remains of Ukrainian lives are strewn across the streets.
Fighting in the town is thought to have reached a fever pitch as it remains surrounded by Russian troops.
Several horrific strikes have killed hundreds of civilians and are believed to have destroyed up to 90% of the area, according to Ukrainian authorities.
Ukrainians said they resorted to puddles after their water and electricity supply was cut off.
And it was claimed that the evil Putin stepped up the offensive in order to break the will of the surviving soldiers and citizens.
Russia has been accused of deploying chemical weapons in Mariupol in a potentially horrific escalation of the conflict.
Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said the UK and other allies were ‘working urgently’ to verify details of the alleged chemical attack – which could be a red line for the West to send in forces .
One battalion claims soldiers were hit by an “unknown substance”, leaving its men dizzy and suffering from respiratory failure.
The unidentified agent was dropped on the city by a Russian drone, according to unverified reports from the Azov regiment in the city.
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Ms Truss warned Russia: “Any use of such weapons would be a ruthless escalation in this conflict and we will hold Putin and his regime to account.”
Armed Forces Minister James Heappey echoed his comments, saying British and Western troops could be deployed in Ukraine to respond to the despotic Putin.
He said: “All possible options are on the table as to how the West might react.”
Britain’s Ministry of Defense has previously suggested Russia may turn to using deadly phosphorus bombs amid attempts to break resistance in Mariupol.
A pro-Russian Donbass general suggested the idea earlier, telling state media it would “bring Ukrainian moles out of hiding”.
Western leaders are increasingly concerned that a desperate Putin will use chemical weapons as his invasion fails.