Ukrainian forces damage bridge near Melitopol, used by Russians to deliver equipment

Ukrainian forces damage bridge near Melitopol, used by Russians to deliver equipment

Ukraine’s Defense Forces have damaged a railway bridge near the Zaporizhzhia region’s village of Starobohdanivka (40 kilometers away from Melitopol), which was used by Russian invaders to deliver weapons and military equipment.

The relevant statement was made by the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on Facebook, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

Over the past day, Russian troops have opened fire with multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS) on the positions of Ukraine’s Defense Forces and civilian objects about 10 times.

The threat of missile strikes on critical infrastructure facilities located deep within the territory of Ukraine is persisting. In particular, Russians are keeping the air grouping and cruise missile warships combat ready.

In the Volyn, Polissia and Siverskyi directions, the situation remained rather unchanged. No signs of the formation of enemy offensive groupings were detected.

In the Slobozhanskyi direction, Russian troops used mortars and rocket artillery to open fire near the Kharkiv region’s Kozacha Lopan, Strilecha, Ohirtseve, Budarka and Chuhunivka.

In the Kupiansk direction, Russian occupiers are defending the previously captured frontiers. They used mortars, cannon and rocket artillery to open fire near the Kharkiv region’s Kupiansk, Tabaivka, Krokhmalne and Berestove.

In the Lyman direction, Russian invaders are focusing efforts on conducting offensive operations. They used the whole range of artillery pieces to strike the Luhansk region’s Makiivka and Nevske, and the Donetsk region’s Yampolivka and Torske.

In the Bakhmut and Avdiivka directions, Russian troops continue attempts to carry out offensive actions. The enemy shelled the Donetsk region’s Spirne, Yakovlivka, Bakhmutske, Bakhmut, Avdiivka, Vodiane, Pervomaiske, Krasnohorivka, Marinka and Novomykhailivka with tanks, mortars, cannon and rocket artillery.

In the Novopavlivka direction, Russian occupiers launched artillery strikes on the positions of Ukraine’s Defense Forces and near the Donetsk region’s Vuhledar and Neskuchne.

In the Zaporizhzhia direction, Russian invaders are holding the defense. Such settlements as the Zaporizhzhia region’s Vremivka, Novosilka, Novopil, Chervone, Zaliznychne, Dorozhnianka and Kamianske came under enemy fire.

In the Kryvyi Rih and Kherson directions, Russian troops are defending positions in the temporarily occupied areas. The enemy continues to launch artillery strikes on the right bank of the Dnieper, including the city of Kherson.

According to the General Staff, starting today, Zaporizhzhia NPP’s workers who refused to sign contracts with Rosatom are banned from entering the territory of the plant.

“Russian invaders continue to ingloriously die in Ukraine. In particular, one of the units of Russian occupation troops in the Luhansk region lost up to 70% of its personnel last week,” the General Staff noted.

The enemy’s command post was confirmed as struck near the Kherson region’s Babyne. Up to five military equipment units were destroyed. Information about personnel losses is yet to be checked.


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