This is stated in the report by the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine published on Facebook.
"At night, the Russian Federation launched another air attack by Shahed-136/131 Iranian-made combat UAVs on Ukraine. The information about the consequences of this terrorist attack is being clarified. Over the past day, the Russian invaders launched five missile strikes, 31 airstrikes, and 49 MLRS attacks at the positions of our troops and populated settlements. As a result of the Russian terrorist attacks, unfortunately, civilians, including children, were killed and injured. Residential buildings and other civilian infrastructure objects were destroyed," the report reads.
More than 30 combat engagements took place over the past 24 hours.
In Volyn and Polissia directions, the operational situation has not changed significantly.
In Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna directions, the enemy fired mortars and artillery on more than 20 settlements, in particular, Kliusy in Chernihiv region; Seredyna-Buda, Myropillia, Uhroyidy in Sumy region; Okip, Veterynarne, Strilecha, Hatyshche, Vovchanski Khutory, Okhrimivka in Kharkiv region.
In Kupyansk direction, the enemy conducted unsuccessful offensive operations in the area of Synkivka and Ivanivka in Kharkiv region. Airstrikes were launched near Kyslivka and Pershotravneve in Kharkiv region. More than 15 settlements, including Kupyansk, Shyikivka, Cherneshchyna, and Proletarske in Kharkiv region, came under enemy artillery and mortar fire.
In Lyman direction, the enemy launched airstrikes in the areas of Nevske, Bilohorivka in Luhansk region; Vesele, Zaliznianske, Klishchiyivka in Donetsk region. More than 25 settlements were hit with enemy artillery: Nevske, Dibrova, Bilohorivka in Luhansk region; Siversk, Verkhniokamyanske, Spirne, Vyimka, Rozdolivka in Donetsk region.
In Bakhmut direction, the enemy carried out unsuccessful offensive operations in the areas of Bohdanivka, Klishchiyivka, and Bila Hora in Donetsk region. More than 20 settlements, including Chasiv Yar, Bila Hora, Oleksandro-Shultyne, Toretsk, Zalizne, and New York in Donetsk region, came under enemy artillery fire.
In Avdiyivka direction, under heavy enemy aircraft and artillery fire, our defenders continue to hold back the advance of Russian troops in the area of Avdiyivka in Donetsk region. More than 10 settlements, including Novobakhmutivka, Stepove, Avdiyivka, Sieverne, Pervomayske, and Nevelske in Donetsk region, were hit with artillery.
In Maryinka direction, the defense forces continue to hold back the advance of Russian troops in the area of Maryinka, Donetsk region. The enemy launched airstrikes near Krasnohorivka, Maryinka, and Novomykhaylivka in Donetsk region. More than 10 settlements, including Krasnohorivka, Maryinka, Maksymilyanivka, Paraskoviyivka, Novomykhaylivka, and Yelyzavetivka in Donetsk region, were hit with artillery.
In Shakhtarske direction, the enemy made unsuccessful attempts to restore the lost position in the area of Urozhayne, Donetsk region. An airstrike was launched near Staromayorske, Donetsk region. Vodiane, Vuhledar, Bohoyavlenka, Prechystivka, Zolota Nyva, Blahodatne in Donetsk region came under artillery fire.
In Zaporizhzhia direction, the enemy launched airstrikes in the areas of Novodanylivka and Orikhiv in Zaporizhzhia region. More than 20 settlements, including Lobkove, Pyatykhatky, Kamyanske, Plavni in Zaporizhzhia region, came under artillery fire.
In Kherson direction, the enemy struck more than 25 settlements with artillery, including Kherson, Beryslav, Tokarivka, Antonivka, Komyshany, Kizomys in Kherson region; Kutsurub, Ochakiv in Mykolayiv region.
At the same time, the defense forces of Ukraine continue to go on the offensive in Melitopol and Berdiansk directions, gain a foothold on the achieved boundaries, and carry out counter-battery fight.
According to the General Staff, the enemy continues to use civilian educational institutions in the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine for its own purposes. In particular, it was established that a school in Sieverne settlement in Luhansk region is used for military purposes. Local residents are prohibited from accessing the school. In Tokmak, Zaporizhzhia region, the occupiers set up a hospital for Russian occupation troops in a kindergarten located in the northern part of the town.
"Over the past day, the aviation of the defense forces launched one strike on an enemy personnel, weapons, and military equipment cluster. Also, our defenders destroyed four reconnaissance UAVs of operational and tactical level. Missile and artillery units struck an enemy Strela anti-aircraft missile system," the General Staff informs.