Over the past day, the Ukrainian military eliminated 35 Russian invaders, also engaging 11 units of enemy equipment and two ammunition depots.
That’s according to an update by Operational Command South, Ukrinform reports.
“The situation in the southern region’s operational zone remains difficult albeit controlled. The enemy continues to wage hostilities along the occupied defense lines. There were no significant changes in the invasion forces’ composition and positions. Gaining no success on land, the Russians were active with aerial reconnaissance, also employing a variety of means of air attack, the statement reads.Read also: Eighteen pilots awarded Hero of Ukraine title since start of full-scale war
Throughout the day, the enemy struck the positions of the Armed Forces along the contact line, using drones, helicopter pairs, and a fighter-bomber, which launched an air-to-surface Kh-59 missile. In the evening hours, the enemy attacked infrastructure facilities in Nikopol with unguided missiles launched by a Mi-24 helicopter. One building was destroyed; no casualties were reported.
Army aviation of the Armed Forces of Ukraine struck three enemy strongholds in Soldatske and Oleksandrivka, as well as an enemy manpower, weapons, and equipment cluster in Vysokopillia.
The following Russian losses, inflicted by Ukraine’s jet artillery units, have been confirmed: 35 personnel, a Msta-B howitzer, a Nona self-propelled artillery gun, nine armored vehicles and trucks. Two ammunition warehouses in Dudchany and Davydiv Brid, and a field supply point in Voskresensky.
“An 11-strong naval group of the enemy fleet remains close to the Crimea coast, while three missile carriers, one of which is a submarine, keep two dozen Kalibr-type missiles at the ready,” added the Command.Read also: Ukrainian troops continue preparations for counteroffensive – intelligence
As reported, the Armed Forces of Ukraine from February 24 to August 27 eliminated 46,500 Russian invaders.