"The situation in Tavria direction has not changed significantly over the past 24 hours. Over the past day, the enemy attacked our positions 13 times, was repelled, and retreated. Last night, four combat engagements took place in Maryinka. Here, Chechen ‘Akhmat’ units carry out assault. Also, traditionally, the enemy launches airstrikes on Avdiyivka town every day," Valeriy Shershen, Spokesperson for the joint press center of the defense forces of Tavria direction, said during the United News telethon.
According to him, last night the enemy launched an airstrike on Orikhiv town, shelling a total of 20 settlements in Zaporizhzhia region.
"Over the past day, more than 90 strikes were recorded in the zone of responsibility in Zaporizhzhia region, and 249 strikes – in Donetsk region. Missile and artillery units of the defense forces of Tavria direction performed 832 fire missions over the past day," Shershen said.
He added that the Ukrainian troops killed and wounded 191 occupiers in Tavria direction in the past 24 hours.
"The enemy losses in Tavria direction are 191 occupiers killed and wounded. Irreversible losses make up 74 people. Six units of enemy weapons and military equipment were destroyed and damaged. In particular, a tank, an infantry fighting vehicle, an 82mm mortar, MT12 Rapira anti-tank gun, 2S19 Msta-B self-propelled howitzer, and D-30 howitzer. Four enemy ammunition depots were destroyed," Shershen said.