Ukrainian Armed Forces destroy 38 pieces of Russian military equipment and repel 9 attacks in eastern Ukraine

Kateryna Tyshchenko – Tuesday, May 24, 2022, 9:27 p.m.

Ukrainian Joint Forces soldiers repelled 9 Russian attacks and destroyed 38 pieces of Russian military equipment; fighting continues in 6 locations.

Source: Joint Task Force; Skhid [East] Task Force

Joint Task Force Citation“During the past day, Joint Task Force soldiers destroyed: 3 tanks; 8 artillery systems; 18 armored fighting vehicles; 1 special armored vehicle; and 1 motor vehicle.

Air defense units shot down 1 ZALA operational-tactical unmanned aircraft system and 6 Orlan-10 drones over the sky of Donbass. »

Details: Russian troops conducted 3 assault operations in the area under the responsibility of Task Force Skhid. Ukrainian artillery inflicted fire damage on groups of Russian military personnel and equipment.

Russian losses in the area under the responsibility of Task Force Skhid include: up to 180 soldiers, 2 tanks, 5 infantry fighting vehicles, 3 armored vehicles, 3 mortars and 3 drones.

On Tuesday, May 24, Russian occupation forces shelled 39 towns and villages in Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts, destroying more than 60 civilian infrastructure, including 50 residential buildings, a hospital, a coking plant, a railway station, a construction center , a shopping mall, a national police department building, a prosecutor’s office building, an electrical substation, and a garage cooperative. At least 14 civilians were killed, 15 others were injured to varying degrees of severity.