According to General Staff data, the enemy launched six missile strikes, 76 airstrikes, and 60 MLRS attacks on the positions of our troops and populated settlements over the past day. As a result of Russian terrorist attacks, unfortunately, civilians were killed and injured. Residential buildings and other civilian infrastructure objects were destroyed.
Over the past day, 29 combat engagements took place. In the direction of Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna, the Russians launched mortar and artillery attacks on more than 20 settlements, in particular, in Buchky, Karpovychi, and Prohres in the Chernihiv region; Druzhba, Sytne, Nova Huta, Romashkove, Buhor, and Malushyne in the Sumy region; and Udy, Vovchansk, Vovchanski Khutory, Hatyshche, Ohirtseve, Vilkhuvatka, Ternova in the Kharkiv region.
In the Kupyansk area, the occupiers launched an airstrike in the area of Budarky in the Kharkiv region. More than 15 settlements, including Fyholivka, Berestove, Dvorichna, Kindrashivka, Synkivka, Pishchane, and Kyslivka in the Kharkiv region, were hit with enemy artillery fire.
In the Lyman region, the enemy conducted unsuccessful offensive operations in the areas of Novoyehorivka and Bilohorivka, Luhansk region. Airstrikes were launched in the areas of Bilohorivka in the Luhansk region; and in Yampolivka, and Spirne in the Donetsk region. More than 15 settlements came under enemy artillery fire, including Nevske, and Bilohorivka in the Luhansk region; and Spirne, Rozdolivka, Serebrianka, Verkhniokamyanske, Vesele, and Pereyizne in the Donetsk region.
Our defenders continue to conduct offensive operations south of the city of Bakhmut, gaining a foothold on the achieved boundaries. Russian attacks were successfully repelled in the area north of Klishchiyivka, Donetsk region. The enemy launched an airstrike near Ivanivka in the Donetsk region. More than 15 settlements, including Minkivka, Vasiukivka, Bohdanivka, Chasiv Yar, Bila Hora, Pivnichne, Druzhba, and New York in the Donetsk region, came under enemy artillery fire.
The enemy launched an airstrike in the area of Avdiyivka and continues to fire artillery and mortar on populated settlements, including Oleksandropil, Novokalynove, Keramik, Avdiyivka, Sieverne, Nevelske, and Pervomayske in the Donetsk region.
Defence forces continue to hold back the advance of Russian troops near Maryinka. The occupiers launched an airstrike near Krasnohorivka. The settlements of Krasnohorivka, Maryinka, Maksymilyanivka, Hostre, and Novomykhaylivka in the Donetsk region were hit with artillery.
In the Shakhtarske region, the enemy launched airstrikes in the areas of Vuhledar, Vodiane, Prechystivka, Zolota Nyva, and Urozhayne. More than 10 settlements, including Vuhledar, Vodiane, Shakhtarske, Novoukrayinka, Prechystivka, Velyka Novosilka, and Urozhayne in the Donetsk region, were hit with artillery.
The enemy launched airstrikes in the areas of Mala Tokmachka, Novodanylivka, Orikhiv, Preobrazhenka, Robotyne, Stepnohirsk in the Zaporizhzhia region. More than 20 settlements, including Novodarivka, Olhivske, Zaliznychne, Mala Tokmachka, Robotyne, Shcherbaky, and Kamyanske in the Zaporizhzhia region, were hit with enemy artillery.
In the Kherson region, the enemy launched airstrikes in the areas of Tiahynka and Molodizhne. Olhivka, Burhunka in the Kherson region came under artillery and mortar fire.
At the same time, the Defence Forces of Ukraine continue to conduct an offensive operation in the Melitopol area, gain a foothold on the achieved boundaries, and carry out a counter-battery fight.
Over the past day, the aviation of the defence forces launched 11 strikes on enemy personnel, weapons, and military equipment clusters, and two more on anti-aircraft missile systems.
Missile and artillery units hit 11 artillery systems on firing positions and four command posts.