Aircraft of the Ukrainian Armed Forces strike Russian strong points Southern Operational Command

OLHA HLUSHCHENKO — THURSDAY, AUGUST 4, 2022, 01:56

Ukrainian defenders on the southern borders struck strong points of Russian forces in Blahodatne and Pravdyne districts.

Source: Operational Command Pivden (South)

Quotation: “The enemy continues to carry out combat operations on the occupied line of defense. In order to prevent the advance of our troops and to restore its lost position, it increases the composition of the group on the Kryvyi Rih front by transferring units of the 35th Army of the Eastern Military District.”

Details: Having mobilized the company’s forces using armored vehicles, the Russian army tried to carry out assaults on two fronts: Bilohirka – Andriivka and Sukhyi Stavok – Bila Krynytsia. In an attempt to regain their lost position, the Russian soldiers failed and retreated.

Instead, Russian aircraft became more active. Two pairs of Su-25 attack aircraft attacked populated areas of the Beryslav district. Russian forces attacked the positions of the Ukrainian Armed Forces five times using pairs of helicopters. There were no casualties.

During the day, the southern outskirts of Kostromka were fired using Grad MLRS. One person was killed, one was injured, three private homes and power lines were damaged.

Aircraft of the Ukrainian Armed Forces carried out two strikes against Russian strongpoints in the Blahodatne and Pravdyne districts.

The Russian forces suffered the following casualties as a result of the actions of the [Ukrainian] missile and artillery units: 31 men, a T-72 tank, Gvozdika and Msta-B howitzers, 2 mortars, 3 armored and other vehicles and 1 reconnaissance drone.

It was confirmed that the command post of the 22nd Army Corps of the Coastal Forces of the Russian Black Sea Fleet was destroyed in Chornobaivka.

“The extent of enemy casualties is still under investigation,” the message read.

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