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Ukrainian troops neutralize 255 Russians on Tavria front, destroy 2 ammo depots

Ukrainian troops neutralize 255 Russians on Tavria front, destroy 2 ammo depots Ukrainian soldiers (Getty Images)

Over the past day, the Ukrainian military eliminated and injured 255 Russian soldiers and destroyed 2 ammunition depots in the Tavria direction, according to to the United Press Center of the Defense Forces of the Tavria direction.

Frontline situation

Ukrainian defense forces continue their offensive operation in the Melitopol direction, causing significant losses in personnel and equipment to Russian occupying forces.

"They achieved success in areas south and southeast of Robotyne and are consolidating their positions at the reached front lines," the report states.

On the Avdiivka and Maryinka fronts, Ukrainian forces continue to repel the Russian advance.

During the past day, the enemy conducted 16 airstrikes, engaged in 22 combat clashes, and carried out 771 shellings using tanks, multiple rocket launchers, and artillery.

In the area of Tavria forces responsibility on the Avdiivka, Maryinka, and Shakhtarsk fonts, the enemy conducted airstrikes near Avdiivka, Prechystivka, Urozhaine, and Staromaiorske in the Donetsk region.

More than 15 settlements suffered damage from numerous artillery and mortar shelling.

Enemy losses

Units of rocket forces and artillery of the Defense Forces of the Tavria direction carried out 1,330 fire missions during the day.

The total enemy losses amounted to 255 personnel, including 55 confirmed fatalities and 200 wounded. 11 units of enemy military equipment were destroyed, including 2 tanks, 1 APC, 3 artillery systems and mortars, 1 UAV, and 4 units of automotive equipment.

Additionally, 2 enemy ammunition depots were destroyed.

Ukrainian counteroffensive

Over the past week, Ukrainian forces liberated 4.8 square kilometers in the Tavria direction. In total, the Tavria forces recaptured 256.5 square kilometers of land since the beginning of the counteroffensive.