The two-hundred-forty-eights (248) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a russian military large-scale invasion continues.
The enemy is trying to hold the temporarily captured territories, concentrates efforts on restraining the actions of the Defense Forces in certain directions, while at the same time not stopping offensive
operations in the Bakhmut and Avdiivka directions.
The enemy is shelling the positions of our troops along the contact line and conducting aerial reconnaissance. Violating the norms of International Humanitarian Law, the laws and customs of war, it continues to strike critical infrastructure and the homes of the civilian population.
The enemy is trying to hold the temporarily captured territories, is concentrating its efforts on restraining the actions of the Defense Forces in certain directions, and is not abandoning attempts to conduct offensive actions in the Bakhmut and Avdiiv directions.
Over the past day, units of the Defense Forces repelled the attacks of the occupiers in the areas of Vodyane, Kamianka and Nevelske settlements of the Donetsk oblast.
The enemy is shelling the positions of our troops along the contact line, carrying out fortification equipment of positions in certain directions and conducting aerial reconnaissance. Violating the norms of International Humanitarian Law, the laws and customs of war, it continues to strike critical infrastructure and the homes of the civilian population.
Over the past day, the enemy launched 4 rocket and up to 25 air strikes, launched more than 70 attacks from rocket salvo systems.
Areas of more than 35 settlements were hit by the enemy. Among them are Siversk and Prechystivka of the Donetsk oblast; Mali Shcherbaki, Zaporizhzhia oblast; Davydiv Brid and Mala Seideminukha in the Kherson oblast and Kobzarka, Mykolaiv oblast.
The situation in the Volyn and Polissya directions has not changed significantly. The republic of belarus continues to support the armed aggression of the russian federation against Ukraine. The threat of missile strikes and the use of attack UAVs from the territory of this country remains.
The enemy shelled in other directions:
in the Siversky direction - from mortars and barrel artillery, in the areas of the settlements of Hai, Khrinivka, and Leonivka, Chernihiv oblast;
in the Slobozhansky direction - with the use of artillery of various types, in the areas of Veterynarne, Dvorichna, Starytsa, Strilecha and Chugunivka settlements;
on the Kupyansk and Lyman directions - from mortars, barrel and rocket artillery, in the areas of Berestove, Nevske, Spirne, Olhivka and Novoyehorivka settlements;
in the Bakhmut direction - from tanks and artillery of various calibers, in the areas of the settlements of Bakhmut, Bakhmutske, Bilohorivka, Chasiv Yar, Klishchiivka, Soledar, Zelenopillia and Yakovlivka;
in the Avdiivka direction - from tanks, mortars, barrel and jet artillery, in the areas of Avdiivka, Vodyane, Maryinka, Novomykhailivka and Pervomaiske settlements.
In the Novopavlivskyi and Zaporizhzhia directions, the enemy fired at the positions of the Defense Forces and civilian infrastructure in the areas of Velika Novosilka, Vremivka, Hulyaipole, Zaliznychne, and Pavlivka.
More than 20 settlements along the contact line were hit by fire in the South Buh direction. To conduct aerial reconnaissance, the enemy made about 20 flies of UAVs of various types.
In connection with the unstable operation of medical aviation, the unpreparedness of the medical infrastructure of the Belgorod region, the 100% capacity of hospitals, the enemy is forced to evacuate the wounded by buses to nearby Voronezh.
In the Beryslav settlement of the Kherson oblast, the occupiers are en masse changing into civilian clothes and moving into private residences.
The so-called "evacuation" of occupiers from the temporarily occupied territory of the Kherson region, including medical facilities, continues. All equipment and medicines are taken out of Kherson hospitals. Doctors who refuse to leave are not allowed to enter hospital grounds, even for personal belongings.
As a result of point strikes by units of the Defence Forces of Ukraine, about 300 occupiers who were preparing for another attack were destroyed in the area of the settlement of Mayorsk the day before. About 60 more lightly wounded were taken the next day to medical facilities in the city of Horlivka. Up to 20 enemy servicemen were eliminated in the village of Chervonopopivka, Luhansk oblast, and about 30 occupiers were wounded of various degrees of severity.
During the past 24 hours, the Air Force of the Defence Forces carried out 24 strikes on the areas of concentration of weapons and military equipment, as well as on the positions of the enemy's air defence systems. In different directions, our air defense units shot down two Su-25 attack aircraft, one Mi-8 helicopter and one enemy UAV.
During the current day, soldiers of the missile troops and artillery hit the positions of batteries of self-propelled artillery installations and other important military objects of the enemy.
We believe in the Armed Forces! Together we will win! Glory to Ukraine!