War update: 77 combat engagements occur on front

War update: 77 combat engagements occur on front

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Seventy-seven military clashes have occurred on the front in the past 24 hours.

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

Russian troops launched five missile strikes and 52 air strikes, and opened fire with multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS) 53 times on Ukrainian positions and settlements.

Following Russian terrorist attacks, casualties among civilians were reported, as well as the damage caused to residential houses and other civil infrastructure.

Russian invaders launched air strikes on the Kharkiv region’s Vesele, Petropavlivka, Ivanivka, Tabaivka, Pishchane and Berestove; Luhansk region’s Serebrianske forestry; Donetsk region’s Nove, New York, Oleksandropil, Avdiivka, Novobakhmutivka, Tonenke, Pobieda and Novomykhailivka.

Russian artillery strikes affected about 120 settlements in the Chernihiv, Sumy, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Zaporizhzhia, Kherson and Mykolaiv regions.

In the Volyn and Polissia directions, the operational situation remained rather unchanged.

In the Siverskyi and Slobozhanskyi directions, Russians are maintaining military presence within the border areas and carrying out sabotage actions to prevent Ukrainian forces from being redeployed to other directions.

In the Kupiansk direction, Ukrainian forces repelled eight enemy attacks near the Kharkiv region’s Synkivka.

In the Lyman direction, five Russian attacks were repelled to the east of the Donetsk region’s Terny and Vesele.

In the Bakhmut direction, Ukrainian warriors repelled three enemy attacks near the Donetsk region’s Klishchiivka and Andriivka.

In the Avdiivka direction, Ukrainian defenders are holding back Russian invaders who continue attempts to encircle the Donetsk region’s Avdiivka. The Ukrainian military are firmly holding defense, inflicting significant losses on the enemy. Eleven Russian attacks were repelled near Novobakhmutivka, Sieverne and Avdiivka, and 13 more attacks near Pervomaiske and Nevelske.

In the Marinka direction, Ukrainian forces continue holding the enemy back near the Donetsk region’s Heorhiivka, Pobieda and Novomykhailivka. Fifteen Russian attacks were repelled.

In the Shakhtarske directions, Ukrainian warriors repelled one enemy attack near the Donetsk region’s Staromaiorske.

In the Zaporizhzhia direction, two Russian attacks were repelled to the west of the Zaporizhzhia region’s Verbove.

In the Kherson direction, Ukraine’s Defense Forces are carrying out measures to expand a bridgehead. Despite the significant losses, the enemy continues attempts to knock Ukrainian forces out of their positions. Over the past day, Russians have launched nine unsuccessful assaults.

At the same time, Ukrainian warriors are inflicting personnel and equipment losses on Russian occupiers, exhausting the enemy all over the front line.

Over the past day, Ukraine’s Air Force has launched strikes on nine Russian personnel clusters.

Ukrainian missile units hit one enemy personnel, ammunition and military equipment cluster, and two artillery systems.

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