Russian tank hit by 3 explosions as troop drive past wrecked vehicle hit by mine

A Russian armoured vehicle was blown into pieces after the soldiers drove past a wrecked tank that had been hit by more than one landmine.

Footage shared on Telegram shows the moment the bungling Russian soldiers steer close to the infantry fighting vehicle, also known as BMP-1, closely next to a smouldering tank on a field.

As the troop advances forward right next to the wrecked tank, they hit a landmine, exploding onto their vehicles.

Plumes of smoke can be seen from the birds eye angle and as they gain speed to past the area, another two explosions hit right on them.

Former US Marine and defence expert Rob Lee shared the footage on Twitter, writing: "Video of a Russian BMP that apparently struck an anti-tank mine driving by another damaged vehicle."

Some viewers said it's "unusual" to have mines placed so close to each other but others argued it could be a tactic for the Ukrainian troops to trick the Russian soldiers that it's an "easy bypass".

One wrote: "Three explosions, why the hell you go the same path when an already destroyed vehicle is there burning?"

"Seems like the BMP struck one mine, then another nearby, further the field it exploded as chain reaction, and third explosion was ammunitions onboard vehicle."

Another commented: "They made a run for it… to save their lives, but ran to their death."

This comes as Russian commanders are said to be slaughtering their own wounded troops instead of retrieving them from the battlefield for medical treatment.

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