A Ukrainian soldier has been showing off how having his smartphone in his pocket saved him from being hit by a bullet.

In the clip, what's thought to be a 7.62x39mm bullet fired by Russians is seen lodged in the back of the phone, while the soldiers are taking cover still out on the battlefield.

It's not known what type of phone it was but internet sleuths seem to have identified it as being a Samsung. Had the bullet hit him in the leg, it could have potentially been fatal.

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