Russian helicopters attack river crossing in Kherson region’s north

Russian helicopters attack river crossing in Kherson region’s north

On the morning of Tuesday, July 5, the enemy rained heavy barrel artillery fire on the village of Velyka Kostromka in Dnipropetrovsk region.

This is reported by Ukrinform with reference to Operational Command South.

"The crossing over the Inhulets in the north of Kherson Region and twice the area of ​​the liberated Ivanivka were attacked with single and paired Ka-52 enemy helicopter strikes. No casualties were reported," the statement says.

In the aerial battle over Kherson region, one of the three enemy fighter jets tried to hit a pair of our attack aircraft with guided air-to-air missiles, seen no success.

At the same time, Ukraine’s Air Force engaged two enemy strongholds in the Blahodatne area.

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It is also reported that the occupiers continue to bomb grain silos, warehouses, and food storage facilities in the south of Ukraine. On Tuesday, in Velyka Kostromka, agricultural warehouses were destroyed.

"The Russians are trying to attack the port infrastructure, silos, warehouses, and storage sites, under the guise of destroying the clusters of military equipment, while enemy propaganda is circulating fake reports claiming provocations involving poisonous substances," the statement reads.

In total, the Armed Forces of Ukraine eliminated 18 invaders, also destroying two self-propelled guns, a Nona-S installation, a 23-caliber anti-aircraft system, a Msta-B howitzer, a number of armored vehicles, and two ammunition depots over the past day.

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