The Ukrainian military repelled approximately 30 enemy attacks in the Donetsk region and destroyed the enemy's ammunition depot.
This was reported by the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
This day, at night, the enemy made another massive attack on the territory of our country, using "Shahed-136/131" attack UAVs. 21 out of 26 of these drones were destroyed by our defenders.
In general, the enemy launched 2 rocket and 41 air strikes, carried out about 25 attacks from rocket salvo systems on the positions of our troops and populated areas.
Civilians were injured, private residential buildings and other civilian infrastructure were destroyed and damaged. The probability of launching missile and air strikes throughout the territory of Ukraine remains high.
The enemy continues to focus its main efforts on conducting offensive operations in the Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiiv, and Marin directions, where, during the day, units of the Defense Forces of Ukraine repelled about 30 attacks. The fiercest battles are fought for Bakhmut and Maryinka.
No signs of the formation of enemy offensive groups were detected in the Volyn and Poliske directions. Training of personnel of the Russian territorial troops continues at the training grounds of the Republic of Belarus.
In the Siverskyi and Slobozhanskyi directions, the enemy maintains a military presence in the border areas of the Russian Federation with Ukraine.
During the day, he carried out artillery and mortar attacks on the settlements of Buchka, Chernihiv region; Basivka, Yunakivka, Zapsilya of the Sumy region, as well as Sotnytskyi Kozachok, Gur'iv Kozachok, Baranivka, Chervona Zorya, Strelecha, Gatyshche, Vovchanski Khutory and Mykolaivka in the Kharkiv region.
The enemy did not conduct offensive operations in the Kupyansk direction. Topoli, Kam'yanka, Figolivka, Dvorichna, Zapadne, Lyman First, Kislivka, Krokhmalne, and Berestov in the Kharkiv region were subjected to enemy artillery and mortar attacks.
In the Lyman direction, the enemy conducted unsuccessful offensive actions in the area of Bilogorivka, with the aim of finding weak points in our defense.
Makiivka, Bilogorivka in the Luhansk region and Torske, Verkhnyokamianske and Spirne in the Donetsk region were hit by artillery fire.
In the Bakhmut direction, the enemy continues to conduct offensive actions. Fighting continues in the city of Bakhmut. Attacks by the occupiers in the direction of the settlement of New York were unsuccessful.
Orikhovo-Vasylivka, Bakhmut, Ivanivske, Chasiv Yar, Bila Gora, Northern and Southern, as well as New York of the Donetsk region were affected by enemy shelling.
In the Avdiyiv direction, the enemy carried out offensive actions in the Severny area of the Donetsk region, without success. He also shelled Novokalynove, Berdychi, Avdiivka, Tonenka, Karlivka, Netaylovo and Pervomaiske.
In the Marinsky direction, the enemy is trying to improve the tactical position. During the day, our defenders repelled numerous attacks in Maryinka and Novomykhailivka districts.
In addition, Krasnohorivka in the Donetsk region came under enemy fire.
In the Shakhtarsk direction, the enemy shelled the settlements of Vugledar, Bogoyavlenka, Novoukrainka, Prechistivka, Zolota Niva, and Shakhtarske of the Donetsk region.
The occupiers are defending themselves in the Zaporizhzhуа and Kherson directions. They fired at Vremivka, Novosilka and Novopil of the Donetsk region; Gulyaipole, Mala Tokmachka, Novodanilivka, Orihiv, Novoandriivka and Kamianske of the Zaporizhzhуа region; Kapulivka in Dnipropetrovsk region; Antonivka and the city of Kherson.
In order to at least somehow protect its personnel from the fire damage of the defense forces of Ukraine, the enemy will continue to cynically use the local population in the temporarily captured territories. In the settlements of Kakhovsky district, the Russian invaders placed their units between the private houses of local residents.
During the day, the Air Force of the Defense Forces carried out 3 strikes on areas where the enemy's personnel were concentrated. In addition, during this day, our defenders destroyed 5 reconnaissance UAVs of various types and one Lancet barrage munition.
Units of missile troops and artillery struck the area of concentration of manpower and the enemy's ammunition depot.