Ukraine hits Russian air assault brigade command post, killing 48 enemy soldiers in southern Ukraine

26 July, 12:36 PM
Destroyed Russian equipment (Photo:General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine/Facebook)

Destroyed Russian equipment (Photo:General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine/Facebook)

The Ukrainian military conducted seven strikes against Russian forces in southern Ukraine, the Ukrainian military’s Operational Command South reported on Facebook on July 25.

Specifically, Ukrainian forces destroyed a command post belonging to the Russian 11th Guards Air Assault Brigade near the town of Pyatykhatka. 

Attacks were also carried out on the clusters of weapons and military equipment in the Beryslav and Kherson districts of Kherson oblast. 

In just one day, Ukrainian forces were able to neutralize: 

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48 enemy soldiers;

4 T-72 tanks;

1 152 mm howitzer;

self-propelled artillery system;

3 units of armored vehicles;

3 units of automotive equipment. 

"The enemy continues to conduct hostilities, holding on to the fortified lines of defense," informed the command. 

“It is trying to pull up reserves of manpower and equipment on the Crimean axis. Once again, the enemy forces, numbering company task forces, with the involvement of reserves, tried to carry out offensive actions in the direction from Ishchenka to Bilohirka. Having suffered losses, they retreated.”

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