A very powerful explosion and a mushroom ten meters high, suggesting that there were ammunition reserves inside. The Russian missile hit the base of the Ukrainian special forces in the city of Khmelnitsky in western Ukraine, not far from Moldova. The barracks of the most famous Ukrainian Spetsnaz unit, the 8th SSO, are completely destroyed.
— NEXTA (@nexta_tv) January 1, 2023
The 8th SSO has been conducting raids behind Russian lines and sabotaging bridges and depots since the beginning of the war. These special forces would coordinate attacks by Ukrainian long-range drones.