Battle for Soledar ongoing – Ukraine's General Staff

Battle for Soledar ongoing – Ukraine's General Staff

The enemy struck 11 settlements in the Bakhmut sector on January 13, and the battle for Soledar is going on.

According to Ukrinform, the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine said this in an evening update on Facebook on January 13.

"During the day, Ukrainian aircraft carried out nine strikes on areas of concentration of the invaders, and our units of rocket and artillery forces hit a command post, six personnel concentration areas, an anti-aircraft missile system and three ammunition depots of the enemy," the report reads.

According to the General Staff, Russian troops on Friday launched two missile strikes on the civilian infrastructure of Kostiantynivka, Donetsk region, and eight air strikes on the positions of the Defense Forces of Ukraine. Also, the enemy launched more than 40 attacks using multiple launch rocket systems.

The threat of Russian air and missile strikes remains in place for the entire territory of Ukraine.

According to the General Staff, the invaders continue to suffer losses. It was established that combat medics of the Russian armed forces arrived at the Novotroitske Central District Hospital, located in the temporarily captured part of the Kherson region, to replenish the shortage of medical personnel. As of January 12, there were up to 160 wounded invaders in the hospital, equipped as a military hospital.

Between February 24, 2022 and January 13, 2023, the Defense Forces of Ukraine killed 114,130 Russian military personnel and destroyed 3,098 enemy tanks, 6,167 armored fighting vehicles, 2,086 artillery systems and other equipment of the invaders.

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