Six Russians dead, one captured after enemy tries to get into Ukrainian Army’s rear

Six Russians dead, one captured after enemy tries to get into Ukrainian Army’s rear

In an attempt to sneak into the rear of Ukrainian Army units in Zaporizhia region on a sabotage mission, a Russian reconnaissance group lost six soldiers, while one was captured.

The report was delivered via Telegram by the Zaporizhia Regional Military Administration chief, citing data from Ukrainian intelligence, Ukrinform reports.

"Recently, the defenders of the Zaporizhia direction annihilated a sabotage and reconnaissance group of Russian occupation troops, which tried to get into the rear of our units for sabotage purposes. During the firefight, six invaders were eliminated and one was captured," reads the post.

The captive turned out to be a former prisoner who had been serving his sentence for serious crimes in a correctional establishment in the temporarily occupied territory of Donetsk region.

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Meanwhile, over the day, the enemy carried out 47 shellings of Ukrainian positions in Zaporizhia along the entire line of contact, employing jet and barrel artillery.

Moreover, Russian invaders attacked civilian infrastructure around Huliaipole, Orikhiv, and Preobrazhenka.

“There were 19 reports of the destruction to civilian infrastructure as a result of shelling,” the Regional Military Administration said.

As reported, the movement of Russian equipment to and from eastern Ukraine via temporarily occupied Crimea and Melitopol was detected.

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