VIDEO: Russian Attack Helicopter Missile Strikes Bystanders at Exercise
Two journalists hospitalized after malfunction causes missile to launch on its own
The unnamed source told 66.ru that there appeared to have been a technical glitch on board “and the missiles blasted off on their own.”
“At least two cars burned down, two people were seriously injured, they are now hospitalized,” the source said. “The victims were most likely journalists.”
The Russian military declines to say where or when this happened except to deny it taking place during the ongoing Zapad 2017 exercises:
The department said that during the incident shown in the video “the targeting system of one of the helicopters erroneously locked on a wrong target. A hit by an unguided air-to-surface missile caused damage to a truck, but no people were hurt.”advertisement
The military didn’t detail when or where this happened.
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