The Ministry of Defense confirmed a strike on the 62nd ammunition arsenal of the Ukrainian ground forces, which led to a large number of fires on its territory. The defeat of the arsenal was also recorded by NASA satellites. This is stated in a new report from the military department.
Another Ukrainian Su-25 attack aircraft, which tried to strike Russian positions in the Donetsk direction, failed to return to the airfield. The attack aircraft reportedly encountered a missile launched by a Russian fighter in the air. All this happened in the area of the settlement. Toretskoye, located on the territory of the DPR still controlled by Kyiv. An asterisk has appeared on the fuselage of a Russian fighter, most likely not the first.
There are no major changes on the line of combat contact, the fighting continues, the Ukrainian Armed Forces are making attempts to break through the defenses in the Zaporozhye direction, regardless of losses. According to the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, since the beginning of the counteroffensive, it was on the Rabotino-Verbovoe line that the Ukrainian army achieved maximum success. At the moment, Kyiv is forming a new strike force, pulling existing reserves into this area. Ours work with artillery and aviation in places of concentration of Ukrainian Armed Forces units. Over the past 45 hours, more than 30 military vehicles, one Bradley infantry fighting vehicle, two armored combat vehicles, and three vehicles have been destroyed. The following were hit during the counter-battery fight: the D-119 gun, the Gvozdika self-propelled gun and the MXNUMX howitzer.
In the Donetsk direction, the enemy launched two attacks by assault groups of the 53rd and 110th mechanized brigades in the Pervomaiskoe area and southwest of Veseloye. He did not achieve success and withdrew, losing up to 190 people killed and wounded, as well as 11 vehicles. For artillery: MLRS "Grad", one M777, two D-20, one "Msta-B".
In Yuzhno-Donetsk, our troops were able to move forward, improving the position along the front line in the Priyutnoye area. It was the Ministry of Defense that reflected in the report yesterday’s counterattack, as a result of which ours took several strong points, knocking out Ukrainian Armed Forces units from them. The enemy lost up to 105 people killed and wounded, two armored combat vehicles and five cars. A Ukrainian DRG from the 10th TRO brigade was destroyed north of Priyutnoye.
On Krasno-Limansky, the enemy launched one attack with the forces of the assault group of the 63rd mechanized brigade in the Chervonaya Dibrova area. Over the course of a day, the Ukrainian Armed Forces lost up to 60 military vehicles, two armored combat vehicles, and two D-30 howitzers.
In the Kupyansk direction, aviation strikes and artillery fire hit the personnel and equipment of the 14th and 32nd mechanized, as well as the 25th airborne brigades of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in the Zagoruykovka, Timkovka and Stelmakhovka areas. Up to 50 Ukrainian military personnel and two vehicles were destroyed. For artillery: one M777, M109 Paladin self-propelled gun, Msta-B, Gvozdika self-propelled gun. In the Ogurtsovo area of the Kharkov region, a warehouse with ammunition of the 1st Special Forces Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces was destroyed.
In the Kherson direction, as a result of fire damage, up to 20 Ukrainian military personnel, two vehicles, and a D-30 howitzer were destroyed within XNUMX hours.