Naturally skeptical about such things, while hearing plenty of press reports about a successful shoot-down of the failing spy satellite, none of those news reports cited evidence, simply spokespeople.
I found that the military has a nice video site itself. Here’s the money shot, little glowing bits of high-tech satellite ablaze:
And the full video:
Now I’m left curious about the camera tracking controller – I don’t think a human could have done that.