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Russians launch three missile, 45 air strikes over past 24 hours - General Staff

The enemy also fired 67 times from multiple launch rocket systems in Kherson Region.

Russians launch three missile, 45 air strikes over past 24 hours - General Staff
Occupiers in the Donetsk area
Photo: EPA/UPG

The 351st day of Russia's large-scale invasion has begun. In an attempt to take full control of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, the enemy continues to focus its main efforts on conducting offensive operations in the Kupyansk, Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiyivka and Novopavlivka areas in the vicinities of Kreminna, Bakhmut, Avdiyivka, Opytne, Maryinka and Vuhledar. The enemy is actively using tactical and army aviation to strike at the positions of Ukrainian troops, according to the morning report from the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Over the past 24 hours, units of the Defence Forces repelled the attacks of the occupiers in the areas of Stelmakhivka and Belohorivka of Luhansk Region; Vyyimka, Fedorivka, Bakhmut, Krasna Hora, Paraskoviyivka, Ivanivske, Chasiv Yar, Novokalynove, Vodyane, Pervomayske, Vesele, Krasnohorivka, Avdiyivka, Maryinka, Bohoyavlenka and Prechystivka in Donetsk Region and Novoandriyivka in Zaporizhzhya.

During the day, the Russian occupiers launched 3 rockets and 45 airstrikes, as a result of which 3 civilians were killed and three others are in serious condition. In addition, the enemy carried out 67 attacks from MLRS, in particular, on civilian infrastructure in Kherson Region.

The threat of further Russian air and missile strikes on the entire territory of Ukraine remains high.

Volyn, Polissya, Siversk and Slobozhansk areas: no signs of the formation of offensive groups were found. Areas of more than 40 settlements were shelled, in particular, Hay of Chernihiv Region; Zarutske, Vovkivka, Atynske, Stukalyvka, Sokhany, Pavlivka, Yunakivka, Sadky and Myropyllya in Sumy Regions, Chervona Zorya, Krasne, Lyptsi, Starytsya, Vovchansk, Varvarivka, Verkhnya Pysarivka, Ambarne, Figolivka, Krasne Pershe, Novomlynsk, Dvorichna and Zapadne in Kharkiv Region. There are deaths and injuries among the civilian population, and a large number of civilian residential buildings have been damaged.

Kupyansk and Lyman areas: over 25 settlements were affected by the enemy fire. Among them are Kupyansk, Synkivka, Kucherivka, Pischane, Kurylivka, Kislivka, Tabayivka and Berestovka in Kharkiv Region and Novoselivske, Stelmakhivka, Chervonpopivka, Kreminna, Kuzmyne, Dibrova and Bilohorivka in Luhansk Region. The enemy carried out airstrikes near Kotlyarivka and Tabayivka in Kharkiv Region and Serebryansk forestry in Luhansk.

Bakhmut area: in particular, Spirne, Berestov, Bilohorivka, Rozdolivka, Vasyukivka, Krasna Hora, Bakhmut, Bohdanivka, Ivanivske, Mykolayivka, Klishchiyivka, Ozaryanivka, Aleksandro-Shultine and Vesele in Donetsk Region were under fire. In total, there are more than 30x settlements. The occupiers also carried out airstrikes near Spirne.

Avdiyivka and Novopavlivka areas: more than 20 settlements were under enemy fire, in particular, Petrivka, Kamyanka, Avdiyivka, Severne, Tonenke, Vodyane, Krasnohorivka, Bohoyavlenka, Prechistivka, and Vugledar of Donetsk Region. Air strikes were carried out near Avdiyivka, Vesely, Krasnohorivka and Ugledar.

Zaporizhzhya area: Vremivka and Novopil of Donetsk Region and Olhivske, Malynivka, Chervone, Hulyaypole, Charivne, Mala Tokmachka, Novodanilivka, Novoandriyivka, Shcherbaki, Stepove and Kamyanske in Zaporizhzhya were damaged by fire.

Kherson area: the vicinities of Novooleksandrivka, Havrylivka, Chervonyy Mayak, Zmiyivka, Shlyakhove, Beryslav, Odradokamyanka, Lvove, Tyahinka, Ponyativka, Antonivka, Komyshany, Yantarne, Berehove, Veletenske and Kherson were affected by enemy fire.

In the village of Kohane, Vasylivsky District, Zaporizhzhya Region, the Russian occupying forces are massively looting.

During the past 24 hours, the Air Force of the Defense Forces launched 21 strikes on the areas of manpower and military equipment of the occupiers' concentration and 3 strikes on the positions of anti-aircraft missile systems. Our missile and artillery troops hit 2 enemy control points, 3 manpower concentration areas, 3 positions of anti-aircraft missile systems, 2 ammunition warehouses and a warehouse of fuel and lubricants.

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