Harrowing footage shows Russian tank run over Ukrainian civilian car

| 26.02,22. 01:12 PM |



Harrowing footage shows Russian tank run over Ukrainian civilian car



A Ukrainian civilian has miraculously survived after a Russian tank ran over and crushed their car.
The harrowing footage showed the tank swerving to drive over the car then reversing back over it in Kyiv's Obolon district.
Screams from onlookers can be heard in the disturbing video.
Russian tank chases and runs over Ukrainian civilian car.
The tank flattened the Ukrainian civilian's car. (9News)
Russian tank chases and runs over Ukrainian civilian car.
The tank can be seen swerving towards the car. (9News)
An elderly man had been driving the car and was rescued from the flattened car moments later.
He was pulled from the wreckage by some of his neighbours.
He appeared to be alert in the video but the extent of his injuries are not known.
It comes as Russian troops have started to move in on the Ukrainian capital, tanks seen rolling through the northern districts.
Russian tank chases and runs over Ukrainian civilian car.
The extent of the Ukrainian man's injuries were not known. (9News)
Fresh explosions have been reported in Kyiv.
Mayor Vitaly Klitschko said five explosions hit an area near a major power plant on the city's eastern outskirts.
Russia's military said it had seized a strategic airport outside Kyiv that allows it to quickly build up forces to take the capital.
Ukrainian soldiers take positions in downtown Kyiv, Ukraine, Friday, Feb. 25, 2022.
Ukrainian soldiers take positions in downtown Kyiv, Ukraine. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
The almost deserted center of the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv is seen on February 25, 2022.
The almost deserted center of the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv is seen on February 25, 2022. (Daniel Leal/AFP/Getty Images)
It claimed to have already cut the city off from the west — the direction many of those escaping the invasion are heading in, with lines of cars snaking toward the Polish border.

There are reports of hundreds of casualties from the warfare.


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