General Staff: 88 Combat Engagements On Front Lines, Enemy Attacking In Pokrovsk Sector

(MENAFN- UkrinForm) The number of combat engagements along the entire front line has increased to 88, with Russian invaders attacking most actively in the Pokrovsk sector, where more than ten enemy attacks are ongoing.

The General Staff of the armed forces of Ukraine said this in a situation update as of 19:00 on Sunday, June 16, Ukrinform reports.

Today the Russian army has been intensified its offensive and assault operations, looking for ways to push through the Ukrainian defense lines and attempting to dislodge Ukrainian forces from their positions.

In the Kharkiv sector, Russian troops attacked twice in the Vovchansk area. The Ukrainian defenders successfully repelled one attack, while another is ongoing.

From Russia's Belgorod region, the invaders fired 16 unguided missiles at Vovchanski Khutory.

In the Kupiansk sector, the Ukrainian Armed Forces are holding back the enemy attack near Berestove and Stepova Novoselivka. Two combat clashes are currently taking place there.

Russians attacked Pisky-Radkivski with a guided aerial bomb and launched 16 unguided aerial missiles at Synkivka.

In the Lyman sector, Russian troops attacked ten times in the areas of Makiivka, Nevske, Druzheliubivka and Hrekivka. The Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled three enemy assaults, while seven more combat clashes are ongoing.

The Russian army is also actively using aircraft in this sector of the frontline. In particular, Russians dropped six guided aerial bombs on Druzheliubivka and Shyykivka.

According to preliminary information, the enemy has lost 54 troops, one armored vehicle and one ammunition depot in the Lyman sector today.

In the Pokrovsk sector, Russian troops are not slowing down their offensive. Since the beginning of the day, they have attacked Ukrainian defense lines 36 times. 25 enemy assaults were unsuccessful, while another 11 attacks are ongoing.

Ten combat engagements took place in the Kurakhove sector. The Ukrainian forces repelled five enemy attacks, while the same number of attacks are ongoing.

The Russian army attacked Hirnyk and Kostyantynivka with guided aerial bombs.

According to preliminary data, the invaders lost 56 troops in this sector today. One enemy EW station was likely destroyed.

In the Dnipro River sector, the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled five attacks in the vicinity of Krynky. The situation is under control.

In other areas, the situation has not changed significantly.

As Ukrinform reported earlier, Russian troops launched eight unsuccessful attacks in the Vremivka sector.

Photo: General Staff



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