Over the past day, Ukrainian defenders eliminated 20 Russian invaders, destroyed several pieces of military equipment and two ammunition depots.
It is reported in Facebook Operational Command “South”, Ukrinform reports.
“The situation in the operational zone in the Nikolaev-Kherson direction is difficult, but controllable. The enemy continues to conduct combat operations in counter-battery tactics on the defensive lines. A helicopter attacked our positions, but under our return fire, the Ka-52 quickly retreated, ”the message says.
During the day, the enemy launched three missile attacks on the southern regions. Nikolaev received a massive strike with seven Onyx-type missiles. The industrial and social infrastructure of the city was hit. As a result of hits, fires broke out in several districts of the regional center. Dry grass and containers with vegetable oil burned. Large-scale fire on an area of over 300 square meters. m eliminated. According to updated data, one civilian was killed and two were injured.
In addition, the enemy attacked the Odessa region twice. Both missiles were destroyed over the sea by air defense units.
The military operation to defeat enemy forces and assets on Zmeinoy Island continues. A hit was recorded in another anti-aircraft missile and gun complex “Pantsir-S1”.
In just a day, 20 Russian invaders were destroyed, the Msta-S self-propelled howitzer, a 23-mm anti-aircraft gun, a tractor, four vehicles, and two ammunition depots in the Kherson region were irretrievably disabled. The final enemy losses are being reconnoitered.
“The ship grouping of the enemy fleet today consists of five missile and three large landing ships. The intensification of the storm forced some castling of forces, but this does not change the essence of the task and the strength of the threat. It also increases the likelihood of uncontrolled movement of sea mines, in particular in the direction of the coast, ”added the South OK.
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