Hundreds of Russians wounded as Ukraine's army repels numerous attacks in Donbas

19 November 2022, 01:32 PM
Hundreds of Russians wounded as Ukraine's army repels numerous attacks in Donbas (Photo:REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko)

Hundreds of Russians wounded as Ukraine's army repels numerous attacks in Donbas (Photo:REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko)

About 500 wounded Russian troops were brought to Horlivka hospitals from Mayorsk in Donetsk Oblast over a period of six days, the Ukrainian military’s General Staff said in its morning Facebook report on Nov. 19.

The figure is given for the period from Nov. 10-16. A significant part of the wounded soldiers of the Russian army were recently mobilized. The Ukrainian General Staff also confirmed the shelling of the area where the Russians were concentrated in Mykhailivka, Skadovsk district (Kherson Oblast).

As a result of the attack, 40 Russian soldiers were killed, and another 70 wounded. They were taken to hospitals in the Russian-occupied Ukrainian territory of Crimea.

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Over the past day, units of the Defense Forces repelled Russian attacks near six settlements in Donetsk Oblast: Bilohorivka, Zelenopillya, Klishchiyivka, Pervomaiske, Vodiane and Novomykhailivka.

The invading forces launched 10 missile and 10 air strikes, and fired 42 times from multiple rocket launchers. Russians continue to target critical infrastructure and civilian homes.

The situation on the Volyn and Polissia areas remained without significant change. On the Siverskyi, Kupyansk, Slobozhanskyi, Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiyivka, Novopavlivka, Zaporizhzhya, Kryvyi Rih and Kherson parts of the front, the Russians shelled a number of localities using various types of weapons.

During the day, the Ukrainian Air Force conducted seven strikes on concentrations of enemy personnel, weapons and military equipment. Ukrainian missile troops and artillery units attacked a Russian command post, more than 12 concentrations of troops, weapons and military equipment, and air defense positions.

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