KIEV – Over the past day, 26 combat engagements took place as Aviation of the Armed Forces of Ukraine launched seven strikes on Russian positions, Ukrinform reported Thursday quoting a report by the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on Facebook.
“The Defense Forces of Ukraine continue to hold defense in the east and south of Ukraine, carry out the offensive operation in Melitopol direction and offensive actions in Bakhmut direction, destroy the Russian forces, liberate the temporarily occupied territories step by step, gain a foothold on the reached boundaries. Over the past day, 26 combat engagements took place,” reads the report.
The Russian troops launched two missile strikes, 57 airstrikes, more than 50 MLRS attacks on the positions of Ukrainian troops and civilian objects across the country.
As a result of Russian attacks, unfortunately, civilians were killed and wounded.
Private residential buildings, a civilian hospital, two civilian enterprises and other infrastructure objects were destroyed and damaged.