Russia has destroyed ammunition depots with US rocket launchers

According to Russia, it has destroyed an ammunition depot near the central Ukrainian city of Uman. US-supplied HIMARS rocket launchers and M777 howitzers were also stored there, the Department of Defense said.

In total, more than 300 rockets were destroyed in the attack. Reports from the combat zone cannot be independently verified. The government in Kyiv has described the delivery of HIMARS systems as particularly important for the further course of the fighting.

Russia accuses the West of prolonging the conflict by arming Ukraine. (Reuters)