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  • Operational update regarding the russian invasion on 18.00, on October 28, 2022
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 28 October 2022 19:33

    Glory to Ukraine! The two hundred forty-seventh (247) 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.

    During the current day, the enemy launched 3 missile and 14 air strikes, carried out more than 50 MLRS attacks.

    Areas of 30 settlements in the Kharkiv, Donetsk, Kherson and Mykolaiv regions were hit by the enemy.

    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 on the territory of Ukraine remains.

    The enemy shelled in other directions:

    in the Siverskyi direction - from mortars and barrel artillery, in the areas of Ryzhivka, Ukrainian and Fotovyzh settlements of the Sumy oblast;

    in the Slobozhansk direction - from mortars, barrel and jet artillery, in the areas of Vilkhuvatka, Vovchansk, Dvorichna, Krasne and Starytsa settlements;

    on the Kupyansk and Lymansk directions - from mortars, barrel and rocket artillery, in the areas of the settlements of Nevske, Bilohorivka, Stelmakhivka and Yampolivka;

    in the Bakhmut direction - from tanks, mortars, barrel and jet artillery, in the areas of the settlements of Bakhmut, Yakovlivka, Klishchiivka, Soledar and Mayorsk;

    in the Avdiivka direction - from tanks and artillery of various calibers, in the areas of Vodyane, Pavlivka, Maryinka and Vesele settlements.

    The enemy did not conduct active offensive actions in the Novopavlivsk and Zaporizhzhia directions. Fired at the positions of the Defense Forces and civilian infrastructure in the areas of more than 25 settlements along the contact line.

    More than 25 settlements were affected by fire in the Southern Buh direction. The enemy continues the engineering equipment of the positions. Up to 30 UAV flights of various types were carried out to conduct aerial reconnaissance.

    The so-called "evacuation" from the temporarily occupied territory of the Kherson region continues. In the settlement of Kachkarivka, the occupiers gave the residents of the settlement two days to evict from their homes and evacuate. Additional roadblocks were set up on the "evacuation" routes to the temporarily occupied Crimea, where careful care and checks of the civilian population were organized.

    At the same time, another batch of mobilized russian servicemen arrived in the settlements of Chervonyi Mayak, Novoraysk and Zmiivka.

    The occupiers have intensified filtering measures in the settlement of Velyka Bilozerka, Zaporizhzhia oblast.

    According to the updated information, it was confirmed that the enemy's manpower and equipment were damaged in the temporarily occupied territories of the Zaporizhzhia oblast. Thus, artillery units of the Defense Forces in the settlement of Novovodyane destroyed an ammunition warehouse, up to 5 trucks with ammunition and 3 D-30 guns. Up to 110 enemy servicemen were wounded in the areas of Tokmak, Molochansk and Kinsky Rozdory settlements. The number of dead is carefully concealed by the occupiers.

    Aviation of the Defense Forces during the current day made 24 strikes. It was confirmed that 20 areas of concentration of weapons and military equipment and 4 positions of the enemy's anti-aircraft missile systems were hit.

    Units of missile troops and artillery hit the command post, 6 areas of concentration of manpower, weapons and military equipment, 4 ammunition warehouses and other important military objects of the occupiers.

    We believe in the Armed Forces! Together we will win! Glory to Ukraine!