Over 200 Russian troops injured in the south, Ukraine Army repels offensives in the east

23 October 2022, 11:18 AM
Ukrainian military in Mykolaiv Oblast (Photo:REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko)

Ukrainian military in Mykolaiv Oblast (Photo:REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko)

Enemy casualties reportedly exceeded 200 people in Ukraine’s south, while the Ukrainian military repelled attacks of Russian troops near eight settlements in the east over the past day, as the Russians have been trying to conduct offensive actions on the Bakhmut and Avdiyivka axes, Ukraine’s General Staff said in a morning report on Facebook on Oct. 23.

Namely, the Armed Forces repelled attacks near Bakhmut, Maryinka, Soledar, and four other settlements in Donetsk Oblast, and Bilohorivka in Luhansk Oblast.

No significant changes were observed on the Volyn and Polissya axes. On the Siverskyi, Kupyansk, Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiyivka, Zaporizhzhya, and Pivdennyi Buh axes, the invading forces fired at a number of localities from various types of weapons.

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In total, the Russian army conducted 32 missile and 25 air strikes, and opened fire from multiple rocket launchers more than 80 times. Russian forces struck energy and critical infrastructure facilities in Volyn, Rivne, Kharkiv, Khmelnytskyi, Kirovohrad, Cherkasy, Zaporizhzhya, Odesa, and Mykolaiv oblasts.

The General Staff confirmed the destruction of the following enemy personnel and equipment over the previous days:

  • six units of weapons and military equipment were destroyed in Nova Kakhovka, Kherson Oblast, and up to 150 enemy troops were wounded as a result of the destruction of the Russian site of deployment;
  • five units were destroyed in Zaporizhzhya Oblast, where about 100 Russians were wounded.

Information on enemy casualties is yet to be updated.

Over the past day, Ukraine’s Air Force carried out 17 strikes. The destruction of 15 clusters of weapons and military equipment, as well as two positions of Russian air defense systems was confirmed. Air defense forces shot down one Ka-52 helicopter and three Orlan drones.

Missile and artillery troops struck three control points, six clusters of manpower, weapons and military equipment, ammunition depots, and five other important enemy targets, including a radar station.

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