Ukrainian defenders repulse ten enemy attacks in JFO area

Ukrainian defenders repulse ten enemy attacks in JFO area

Ukrainian defenders successfully repulsed 10 attacks by Russian invaders in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in Donetsk and Luhansk regions.

The JFO press service said in a post on Facebook, Ukrinform reports.

In particular, JFO units destroyed 12 tanks, 1 artillery systems, 28 units of armored vehicles and 2 units of enemy vehicles in Donetsk and Luhansk directions on April 19.

In addition, Ukrainian air defense units shot down one Su-34 enemy aircraft, one Ka-52 helicopter, four unmanned aerial vehicles and one cruise missile.

Read also: Ukrainian paratroopers destroy Russian motor rifle brigade

As Ukrinform reported, from February 24 to April 19, Russian forces lost about 20,800 personnel.

On February 24, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the beginning of a full-scale invasion of Ukraine. Russian troops have been shelling and destroying key infrastructure facilities, conducting massive shelling of residential areas of Ukrainian cities and villages using artillery, multiple rocket launchers and ballistic missiles.


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