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  • The operational update regarding the russianinvasion on 18.00, on October 8, 2022
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 08 October 2022 19:02

    The two hundred-twenty-seventh (227) 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 attempts to disrupt the counteroffensive actions of the Defence Forces in certain directions, at the same time, periodically conducts offensive actions in the Bakhmut and Avdiyivka directions.

    The enemy fires at the positions of our troops along the contact line, carries out engineering equipment of defensive lines and positions in certain directions, and conducts aerial reconnaissance by UAVs.

    russian occupiers, in violation of international humanitarian law, laws and customs of war, continue to strike critical infrastructure and civilian housing.

    There is a threat of the enemy launching air and missile strikes on the entire territory of Ukraine. During the current day, the occupiers launched three rocket and sixteen air strikes, carried out more than twenty MLRS attacks.

    More than fifteen settlements were damaged by fire. In particular, Bilovody, Hrabovske, Slavhorod, Udy, Chuhunivka, Kharkiv, Chasiv Yar, Bilohorivka, Krasnohorivka, Maryinka and Novomykhailivka.

    The situation in the Volyn and Polissya directions has not changed significantly. In the Republic of belarus, military inspections have been extended until October 15. Also, once again, the closure of the airspace in the southern regions of this country was continued.

    In other directions, the enemy continued shelling with mortars and barrel artillery in the areas of populated areas:

    in the Siversky direction - Senkivka, Bleshnya and Mykolaivka of the Chernihiv oblast as well as Bachivsk, Starykove, Kindrativka and Bilovody of the Sumy oblast;

    in the Slobozhansk direction – Udy, Kozacha Lopan, Krasne, Hlyboke, Ohirtseve, Varvarivka, Neskuchne, Ternova and Dvorichna;

    in the Kramatorsk direction - Terny, Novoyehorivka, Makiyivka, Yampolivka, Dronivka, Serebryanka, Bilohorivka, Vesele and Hryhorivka;

    in the Bakhmut direction – Verkhnokamianske, Rozdolivka, Yakovlivka, Soledar, Bakhmutske, Bakhmut, Opytne, Mayorsk and New York;

    in the Avdiyivka region – Pervomaiske, Nevelske, Krasnohorivka, Maryinka and Novomykhailivka.

    The enemy did not carry out offensive actions in the Novopavlivsk and Zaporizhzhya directions. The infrastructure of more than twenty settlements was damaged by enemy shelling. Among them are Temyrivka, Zelene Pole, Vremivka, Neskuchne, Vuhledar, Pavlivka, Olhivske, Zaliznychne, Hulyaipilske, Charivne and Myrne.

    In the Southern Buh direction, more than forty settlements were shelled. In particular, the enemy once again used Iranian kamikaze drones to attack the infrastructure of Nikopol and the territories of the Mykolayiv region.

    The enemy continues to suffer losses. Local hospitals in the temporarily occupied areas of the Kherson region cannot cope with the flow of wounded occupiers.

    Up to thirty wounded invaders have been confirmed to have arrived at the children's clinical hospital in the city of Lysychansk, Luhansk oblast. Additional medical personnel have been sent to the indicated institution.

    During the current day, units of the Defense Forces of Ukraine repelled enemy attacks in the areas of the settlements of Bilohorivka, Bakhmutske, Bakhmut, Mayorsk, Krasnohorivka, and Terny.

    During the current day, the aviation of the Defense Forces made seven accurate strikes against the enemy's anti-aircraft missile systems. In addition, Ukrainian air defense units shot down one Orlan UAV.

    Missile troops and artillery during the current day hit eight areas of concentration of manpower, weapons and military equipment, two warehouses with ammunition and ten other important objects.

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