War update: Fighting most tense in Kurakhove, Pokrovsk, Kramatorsk axes

War update: Fighting most tense in Kurakhove, Pokrovsk, Kramatorsk axes

Since the beginning of the day, the number of combat clashes has increased to 41, with the battles being most intense in the Kurakhove, Pokrovsk, and Kramatorsk axes.

That’s according to an update by the General Staff of Ukraine’s Armed Forces, Ukrinform reports.

Russian invaders have been most active in the Kurakhove, Pokrovsk, and Kramatorsk directions where the total number of combat encounters has reached 41.

The areas near the border with Russia in Sumy and Chernihiv regions continue to suffer from artillery strikes from across the border.

Russian terrorists also continue to bombard Kharkiv region with gliding bombs from their own territory. Striking from the airspace over Belgorod, Russia targeted the Vovchansk community three times.

Kupiansk axis: the enemy is trying to impose its initiative near Synkivka, Petropavlivka, Stelmakhivka, and Berestove. Ukrainian forces have successfully repelled one attack, and three more clashes are ongoing. At the same time, the invaders hit Kupiansk using two gliding bombs, and three more targeted Ivanivka.

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Lyman axis: a battle continues near Hrekivka.

Kramatorsk axis: seven times since the beginning of the day, the invaders attacked Ukraine's positions. Five assaults have already been repelled but clashes are currently ongoing near Nove and Andriivka.

Pokrovsk axis: the enemy does not abandon the intention to push through Ukraine’s defenses as fighting continues in the areas of Novo-oleksandrivka, Kalynove, and Novoselivka Persha. Currently, Ukraine’s defenders have repelled six enemy attacks in the area, and two more are ongoing.

Kurakhove axis is seeing intense fighting on Thursday. Since day-start, Ukraine’s Defense Forces have repelled four enemy assaults in the area while seven more clashes continue near Krasnohorivka, Heorhiivka, and Paraskoviivka.

Prydniprovska axis: on the left bank of the Dnipro, the aggressor tried unsuccessfully three times to attack Ukraine’s positions near Krynky. At the same time, the invaders eight times hit the areas of Olhivka, Chervyn Yar, Mykolaivka and Beryslav with gliding bombs.

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In the rest of the axes, the situation has not changed significantly.

As Ukrinform reported earlier, 37 combat clashes have already taken place at the front since day-start on Thursday, most of them in the Kurakhove axis.

Photo: General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

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