Ukrainian military repels seven attacks in Donbas

19 April, 03:45 PM
Seven enemy attacks were repelled in Donbas (Photo:General Staff)

Seven enemy attacks were repelled in Donbas (Photo:General Staff)

On the territory of Donetsk and Luhansk Oblasts, the Ukrainian military repelled seven attacks by Russian invaders over the course of the day, Ukraine’s Joint Forces Operation press center reported on April 18.

During the fighting, Ukrainian soldiers destroyed 10 tanks, one artillery system, 18 armored units, eight motor vehicles and one enemy mortar, along with its crew.

Ukrainian air defense units also shot down one enemy Su-30 fighter aircraft and four Orlan-10 unmanned aerial vehicles over the skies of Donbas.

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On April 18, President Volodymyr Zelensky announced that the Russians had begun a fresh offensive in the east and south of the country, known as the Battle for Donbas.

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