Forty-three Russian invaders eliminated in southern Ukraine, two ammo depots destroyed
The relevant statement was made by the South Operational Command on Facebook, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.
“In the Southern Bug operational district, the situation is remaining challenging but controlled. Active hostilities are underway along the contact line. The enemy is focusing efforts on holding the defense within the captured frontiers, launching missile and artillery strikes on our units and settlements, which are adjacent to the demarcation line,” the report states.
An enemy spy drone was shot down in the Kherson region’s Beryslav district.
In the afternoon of October 19, 2022, Russians fired a Kh-101 air-launched missile from the Tu-95 strategic bomber at a critical infrastructure facility in the Vinnytsia region. No casualties were reported.
In the Mykolaiv region, Russian troops used mortars to open fire on Ochakiv Port, its water area and the recommended shipping lanes.
Russian army helicopters and a pair of Su-25 aircraft launched four strikes near the Kherson region’s Nova Kamianka and Tryfonivka.
The attack aircraft of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine launched six strikes on the deployment points of Russia’s air defense missile systems, such as Buk-2M, TOR and Pantsir. A pair of Ukraine’s Mi-24 and Mi-8 helicopters attacked an enemy personnel and military equipment cluster near Liubomyrivka.
Ukraine’s missile and artillery units have completed more than 440 fire missions over the past day. The enemy’s losses were confirmed as follows: 43 troops, six tanks, nine armored vehicles, two 152-mm howitzers, one command and staff vehicle and one spy drone. In addition, two ammunition depots were destroyed in the Beryslav district.
In the Black Sea, Russia’s naval group consists of nine warships and boats, maneuvering along the coast of Crimea. Among them, there are two large landing craft and two missile carriers equipped with 12 Kalibr-type cruise missiles.
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