Ukrainian armed forces halt enemy offensive towards Zaporizhzhia

In the direction of Storozhove-Novosilka, the Ukrainian defenders successfully halted the enemy offensive and repelled the occupants.

The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine stated this in its latest update posted on Facebook, reports Ukrinform.

“In the Novopavlivka and Zaporizhzhia directions, the enemy used guns, jet artillery and tanks to shell Ukrainian positions in the Volodymyrivka, Pavlivka, Prechystivka, Vuhledar, Bohoiavlenka, Novopil, Zaliznychne, Huliaipilske, Olhivske, Shevchenko, Burlatske, Novosilka, Drozhnianka and Novodanylivka. He launched an airstrike on the Novosilka area,” the report said.

In the Volyn, Polissia and Siverskyi directions, the situation has not undergone significant changes. The enemy used cannon artillery near Senkivka and Hremiach in Chernihiv region and Basivka and Kindrativka in Sumy region.

In the direction of Kharkiv, the enemy continued to attack targets in the areas of Kharkiv, Udy, Dementiivka, Ruski Tyshky, Cherkaski Tyshky, Velyki Prohody, Prudianka, Protopopivka, Petrivka, Staryi Saltiv, Verkhniy Saltiv, Mospanove and Korobochkyne . Enemy airstrikes were recorded near Staryi Saltiv and Mospanove.

In the direction of Sloviansk, enemy shelling was recorded near Dolyna, Druzhkivka, Nortsivka, Dibrivne, Mazanivka and Bohorodychne. Enemy aircraft operated near Zalyman.

In the direction of Kramatorsk, the invaders hit Kramatorsk, Verkhniokamianske and Hryhorivka districts with cannon and jet artillery.

Conducting offensive and assault operations, the enemy tried to advance in the directions of the Lysychansk-Ivano-Daryivka and Mykolaivka-Vyimka oil refinery. The battles continue in the direction of Spirne-Ivano-Daryivka.

In the direction of Bakhmut, enemy artillery and tanks hit the areas of Chasiv Yar, Berestove, Bakhmut, Bakhmutske, Pereizne, Soledar, Spirne, Rozdolivka, Yakovlivka, Vershyna and Zaitseve. Airstrikes were recorded near Yakovlivka, Vesela Dolyna, Zaitseve, Bakhmut and Soledar. The enemy attempted assaults in the directions Pokrovske-Bakhmut, Vidrodzhennia-Vershyna, Vuhlehirska TPP – Zaitseve, but were unsuccessful and retreated.

In the direction of Avdiivka, the occupants used cannon and rocket artillery to shell the areas of the settlements of Kurakhove, New York, Nevelske, Pervomaiske, Opytne, Maryinka, Vodiane, Krasnohorivka and Novobakhmutivka. Russian attack planes hit an area near Mariinka.

The invaders attempted offensive operations in the direction of Novoselivka Druha-Krasnohorivka and Spartak-Avdiivka, but were unsuccessful and were repelled. Combat actions continue in the Donetsk-Pisky and Novoselivka-Oleksandropil directions.

In the southern direction of Buh, the enemy used tanks and artillery to shell the areas of Posad-Pokrovske, Stepova Dolyna and 27 other settlements.

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