The Russian military destroyed five mortar crews of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in the South Donetsk direction. This was announced by the head of the press center of the Vostok group, Oleg Chekhov.
“During the counter-battery fight, the enemy lost five mortar crews, including a roaming mortar based on an American-made HUMVEE vehicle,” leads words by Chekhov RIA Novosti.
In addition, in the Novomikhailovka and Priyutnoye areas, the Russian military thwarted two enemy rotation attempts. The Ukrainian Armed Forces lost military personnel, an armored combat vehicle and a pickup truck. Loitering ammunition destroyed a Krab self-propelled artillery mount in the Novoivanovka area and a towed FH70 howitzer in the Temirovka area (Zaporozhye region).
In just one day, Ukrainian troops lost about 70 soldiers killed and wounded in the South Donetsk direction. The losses also included two armored combat vehicles and an electronic warfare (EW) station, Chekhov added.