The Ukrainian Defence Forces aviation carried out six strikes on the clusters of Russian personnel and military equipment over the day. At night, Ukrainian soldiers also shot down two Russian Shahed-136/131 UAVs, the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine has said.
Over the course of the day, missile and artillery units hit five clusters of Russian weapons and military equipment, three ammunition and fuel and lubricants depots, one air defence facility and five other important targets.
The Russians carried out two missile and 26 air strikes and fired about 20 times from multiple launch rocket systems. Civilians were injured, private homes and other civilian infrastructure were destroyed and damaged.
According to the General Staff, Russia-backed militants continue to focus their main efforts on conducting offensive actions in the Bakhmut, Avdiyivka and Maryinka directions. Ukrainian Defence Forces units repelled more than 30 Russian attacks in these areas. The fiercest fighting continues for Bakhmut and Maryinka.