Snizhne incident

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Snizhne incident
Part of the War in Donbass
Date13 August 2014

Ukrainian Victory

  • Russian military column destroyed
 Ukraine  Russia
Commanders and leaders
Unknown Unknown
Units involved
Armed Forces of Ukraine Russian Armed Forces
Casualties and losses
None 100+ killed
300+ wounded

The Snizhne incident occurred on 13 August 2014, when according to members of the Russian presidential human rights council, shelling by Ukrainian artillery targeted a Russian military column killing or wounding 100–300 Russian troops and destroying numerous pieces of equipment.


On August 13, near Snizhne, Ukrainian Grad artillery opened fired on a column of trucks transporting ammunition bound for pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. According to two members of the Human Rights Council under the President of the Russian Federation, this convoy was accompanied by Russian servicemen, of whom more than 100 were killed and about 300 wounded.[1]

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