Units of the group of troops "South" of the RF Armed Forces in the Donetsk direction repelled three attacks by the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the areas of the settlements of Avdiivka, Berestovoye and Marinka in the DPR in a day, the Russian Defense Ministry reports on its telegram channel. According to the agency, assault and army aviation also worked on the enemy.
Enemy losses amounted to up to 220 Ukrainian servicemen killed and wounded, a tank, three armored combat vehicles, five vehicles, a US-made M777 artillery system, a D-20 howitzer and two Gvozdika self-propelled artillery mounts
— noted in the message.
Also, the group "South" destroyed three points of ammunition for units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine near the settlements of Dyleevka, Dzerzhinsk and Novopokrovskoye in the DPR.
In the South Donetsk direction, the Vostok group of troops of the Russian Armed Forces used operational-tactical aviation, artillery and heavy flamethrower systems to repel an attack by the Armed Forces of Ukraine near the settlement of Nikolskoye in the DPR.
Also in the DPR, in the areas of the village of Urozhaynoye and the village of Staromayorskoye, units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were hit. In this direction, the Ukrainian military lost up to 210 servicemen per day. Among the destroyed equipment The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation mentioned a tank, two infantry fighting vehicles, two armored combat vehicles, three vehicles, an American M777 artillery system, and an MT-12 Rapira anti-tank gun.