Ukraine Repels Over 50 Russian Assaults In Pokrovsk Axis In Past Day

(MENAFN- UkrinForm) In the past 24 hours, Ukraine's Defense Forces held back 55 Russian attacks in the direction of Pokrovsk, Donetsk region.

That's according to Nazar Voloshyn, the spokesman for the Khortytsia Operational-Strategic Grouping of Troops, who spoke on the air of the national telethon, commenting on the latest developments in the Pokrovsk and Toretsk axes.

"Last day, our defenders repelled 55 enemy attacks in the Pokrovsk direction. These are the areas of the settlements of Novo-oleksandrivka, Vozdvyzhenka, Karlivka, Nevelske, Sokil, Yevhenivka, Novoselivka Persha, and Novopokrovske. There, the enemy tried to displace our units from their positions. However, our Defense Forces gave the enemy a decent rebuff," the spokesperson said.

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Voloshyn noted that the Russians have employed all firepower available to them, including aviation, artillery, combat vehicles, and drones. At the same time, according to the official, Ukraine's troops inflicted significant losses on the attacking force.

"The enemy had 300 personnel killed and wounded. Also, their tank, several armored vehicles, artillery systems, and a military vehicle were destroyed," he said.

The spokesperson also commented on the situation in the Toretsk direction. He noted that active hostilities are ongoing there as the enemy grouping is enjoying air support as deadly gliding bombs target Ukraine's positions.

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"Last day, the enemy was also active in the area, going for 15 fruitless attacks in the areas of Severne, New York, and Toretsk. New York and Toretsk are being subjected to enemy bombardments," he said.

As Ukrinfrom reported earlier, Ukraine's Defense Forces hit a command post of a Russian motorized rifle regiment in Nekhoteevka settlement, Belgorod region.



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