Chechen general Magomed Tushaev was reportedly killed in a Ukrainian missile attack. Photo/Daily Mail
A convoy of 56 Chechen special forces tanks was blown to pieces near Hostomel, northeast of Kiev by Ukrainian air fire on the second day of the deployment of Chechen troops. It is not known how many people died in the attack, but it is thought the number could be in the hundreds.
Among the dead was General Magomed Tushaev. He is the commander of the 141st national motorized guard brigade – the elite force of Chechnya state head Ramzan Kadyrov.
Their deaths were reported by The Kyiv Independent as quoted by The Kyiv Independent Daily MailSunday (27/2/2022).
“Russian special forces column defeated near Hostomel “Kadyrovites”, named after the Head of the Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov,” reads a tweet from The Kyiv Independent.
“According to Channel 24 sources, Ukrainian military blew up echelon 56 tanks including General Magomed Tushayev, who was killed,” the tweet continued.
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⚡️Column of Russian special forces defeated near Hostomel “Kadyrovites,” named so for the Head of the Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov.