In the southern direction, the Armed Forces of Ukraine carried out 13 strikes on the positions of Russian invaders.
The press service of the South Operational Command reported this on Facebook, Ukrinform reports.
“Last night the enemy continued fighting on the occupied frontiers in Kherson and Mykolaiv regions. Their main tactic remains artillery and mortar shelling of both our positions and civilians in those settlements that the enemy has retreated, but is trying to keep under control. It uses them to cover itself from defeats from our divisions. Due to the effective actions of our units, 13 accurate strikes were carried out on the enemy’s positions,” the report says.
As noted, enemy’s losses amounted to 21 invaders and 1 armored fighting vehicle. Five units of engineering and demining equipment, abandoned by Russian forces, became a trophy and would serve the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
As reported, between February 24 and April 27, the enemy’s total combat losses included about 22,400 personnel, 939 tanks, 2,342 armored fighting vehicles, 421 artillery systems, 149 multiple launch rocket systems, 71 anti-aircraft warfare systems, 185 aircraft, 155 helicopters, 1,666 motor vehicles, eight boats/cutters, 76 fuel tanks, 207 unmanned aerial vehicles, 31 special equipment units and four mobile SRBM systems.
Data on losses are being clarified as the calculation is complicated by the high intensity of hostilities.