The Ukrainian military defeated 7 areas of concentration of the enemy's manpower and military equipment and repelled attacks on Bakhmut and Soledar. This is reported by the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
The enemy continues to focus its efforts on holding the captured territories, attempts to fully occupy the Donetsk region, as well as disrupting the active actions of the defense forces in certain directions. It fires at the positions of our troops along the contact line, conducts aerial reconnaissance, and in some areas tries to restore lost positions.
The situation has not changed significantly on the Volyn and Polissky directions.
In other directions, the enemy fired from tanks, mortars and barrel artillery:
in the Seversky direction - in the areas of the settlements of Huta-Studenetska, Mykhailove, Sosnivka and Starosillia of the Chernihiv region and Prohody and Nova Huta of the Sumy region;
in the Slobozhansk direction - in the areas of Veterinarne, Udy, Vovchansk, Hoptivka and Strilka settlements;
in the Kramatorsk direction - Blakytni Ozera, Siversk, Verkhnyokam'yane, Dvorichne, Dronivka, Zakotne and Minkivka;
on the Bakhmut direction - Bakhmut, Bakhmutske, Vesela Dolyna, Soledar, Yakovlivka, New York and Rozdolivka;
in the Avdiivka direction - Avdiivka, Berdychi, Opytne, Vodyane, Krasnohorivka, Maryinka and Novomykhailivka;
in the Novopavlivskyi direction – Yehorivka, Vugledar, Prechistivka, Bogoyavlenka and Pavlivka.
More than 20 settlements were shelled in the Zaporizhzhya direction. Among them are Novosilka, Stepnohirsk, Shevchenka, Novopil, Vremivka, Poltavka and Uspenivka.
In the South Buz direction, more than 35 settlements along the contact line were hit by fire from tanks, mortars and barrel artillery. In order to conduct reconnaissance, adjust fire and strike at civilian infrastructure objects, the enemy made more than 50 UAV sorties, in particular, the Iranian-made "Shahed-136".
During the current day, units of the defense forces of Ukraine repelled enemy attacks in the areas of Soledar, Mayorsk, Kurdyumivka, Zaytseve, Bakhmut, Bakhmutske, Vyimka, Spirne, Pershotravneve and Kamianka settlements.
To support the actions of the ground groups, the aviation of the defense forces carried out 10 strikes. The defeat of 7 areas of concentration of enemy manpower and military equipment and 3 positions of anti-aircraft missile systems has been confirmed.
In addition, our air defense units destroyed 1 Su-25 aircraft and 5 UAVs of various types.
Missile forces and artillery hit 5 control points, 15 areas of concentration of enemy manpower and equipment, 2 anti-aircraft defense positions and 3 ammunition depots. Losses are being verified.