Ukraine: National Guardsmen stopped the enemy’s attack on Rubizhne and destroyed 20 Russian invaders – Gaidai

Ivan Boyko 09:04, 19.03.22 UNIAN

The battles for Rubizhne and Popasna continue.

Soldiers of the National Guard stopped the enemy’s advance on Rubizhne and destroyed 20 invaders.

This was announced on his Facebook page by the head of the Lugansk regional military-civilian administration Serhiy Gaidai.

“Rubizhne and Popasna are Ukrainian. All the cities of the region are under fire. Four dead and 10 wounded. More than 50 buildings are damaged. destroyed two dozen Russian invaders and forced them to retreat. The enemy troops accompanied their offensive actions with a forty-minute shelling of the city from mortars and cannon artillery,” Gaidai wrote.

He also noted that Severodonetsk, Lisichansk, Girskoye, Kremennaya, Privolye, Zolote were under shelling during the day.

According to Gaidai, 19 multi-apartment and 19 private residential buildings, two healthcare facilities, critical infrastructure facilities, storage and outbuildings were damaged.

There are dead in Severodonetsk and Rubizhne.

“Without gas supply, there are 23 settlements completely and 7 partially, in total about 35 thousand subscribers. 38 settlements are de-energized – 26 completely, 12 partially. 103 thousand 490 consumers are without electricity. The situation around heat and water supply remains unchanged,” – he wrote.

Earlier it was reported that a new gum corridor was agreed in the Luhansk region : evacuation by buses is expected from Severodonetsk, Rubizhne, Popasna, Lysichansk. At about 14:00 there will be an evacuation train from Novozolotarevka.

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