Ukrainian Air Force launches 11 strikes on enemy positions in past day

Ukrainian Air Force launches 11 strikes on enemy positions in past day

The Ukrainian Air Force launched 11 strikes on the positions of Russian occupiers in the past 24 hours.

The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine said this in its morning update, Ukrinform reports.

"In the past 24 hours, the Air Force of the Defense Forces launched 11 strikes on enemy personnel clusters, while the rocket forces and artillery hit 9 clusters of enemy personnel, weapons and military equipment, as well as two positions of their anti-aircraft missile systems, an electronic warfare station and an ammunition depot,” the report says.

Read also: Five enemy UAVs shot down over Poltava region

Over the past 24 hours, Russian occupiers launched 2 missile attacks and 12 air strikes, in particular, using two Shahed-136 UAVs. Ukrainian soldiers shot down these drones. In addition, the enemy launched 68 attacks using multiple launch rocket systems. Civilians were injured.

The General Staff stresses that the threat of further enemy missile strikes across Ukraine remains high.

In the Kupiansk, Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiivka and Shakhtarsk directions, Ukrainian defenders repelled more than 85 enemy attacks.

In the Volyn, Polissia, Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna directions, the operational situation has not changed significantly. In the past day, the enemy launched mortar and artillery attacks on Yeline, Baranivka and Tymonovychi settlements in Chernihiv region; Rozhkovychi, Bachivsk, Starykove, Hirky, Atynske, Stukalivka, Budky, Volfyne, Hrabovske in Sumy region; Hatyshche, Veterynarne, Strelecha, Morokhovets, Lukiantsi, Ternova, Vovchansk, Potykhonove, Komisarove, Vilkhuvatka, Tykhe, Ustynivka, and Anyskyne in Kharkiv region.

In the Kupiansk and Lyman directions, the enemy carried out unsuccessful offensive operations in the areas of Makiivka, Nevske, Chervonpopivka, Shypylivka, and Bilohorivka settlements in Luhansk region. In addition, Russian forces conducted artillery shelling of Dvorichna, Hrianykivka, Zapadne, Lyman Pershyi, Holubivka, Kurylivka, Pishchane, Kyslivka, and Tabaivka settlements in Kharkiv region; Nevske, Chervonopivka, Dibrova, Bilohorivka in Luhansk region and Spirne, Rozdolivka and Fedorivka in Donetsk region.

In the Bakhmut direction, the enemy continues to advance. Russian forces continue striking the city of Bakhmut. Ukrainian defenders repelled attacks in the areas of Orikhovo-Vasylivka, Dubovo-Vasylivka, Bohdanivka, Bakhmut, Chasiv Yar and Bila Hora. Zaliznianske, Orikhovo-Vasylivka, Dubovo-Vasylivka, Bakhmut, Ivanivske, Kurdiumivka, Ozarianivka, Mayorsk and Zalizne in Donetsk region came under enemy fire.

In the Avdiivka and Shakhtarsk directions, the enemy continues to attack Ukrainian positions.  Russian forces conducted unsuccessful offensive operations in the areas of Kamianka, Avdiivka, Vodiane, Pervomaiske, Nevelske, Maryinka and Pobieda. The following settlements in Donetsk region came under enemy shelling: Vesele, Orlivka, Avdiivka, Vodiane, Netailove, Pervomaiske, Nevelske, Krasnohorivka, Maryinka, Pobieda, Vuhledar, Prechystivka, Neskuchne and Velyka Novosilka.

In the Zaporizhzhia and Kherson directions, the enemy is holding defense, while in some areas, they are attempting to create conditions for offensive operations. Artillery shelling was recorded in Vremivka, Zelene Pole and Novopil settlements in Donetsk region; Olhivske, Huliaipole, Huliaipilske, Zaliznychne, Charivne, Novodanylivka, Orikhiv and Novoandriivka in Zaporizhzhia region; Illinka, Marhanets and Nikopol in Dnipropetrovsk region; Zmiivka, Mykolaivka, Antonivka, Zelenivka, Komyshany in Kherson region and the city of Kherson.

As Ukrinform reported, from February 24, 2022 to February 28, 2023, the Defense Forces of Ukraine eliminated nearly 149,240 Russian troops.

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