55 combat clashes take place on main frontline areas in one day — General Staff
On October 12, 55 combat clashes took place on the main sections of the frontline, with the Ukrainian Armed Forces successfully repelling 28 attacks in various directions
The General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces reported the information.
Ukrainian missile troops destroy a Russian control center and 9 artillery pieces
In turn, Ukrainian aviation carried out 12 strikes on concentrations of Russian personnel, weapons and military equipment and 2 more on anti-aircraft missile systems.
Russia launches 2 missile and 55 air strikes on Ukraine in a day
It also launched over 20 MLRS attacks at the positions of Ukrainian troops and populated areas. Private homes and other civilian infrastructure were destroyed and damaged.
The operational situation in eastern and southern Ukraine remains difficult.
In the area of the northern Ukrainian border with Belarus, the operational situation has not changed.
In the northeastern border area, Russian forces maintain a grouping of troops covering the state border, continue shelling populated areas from the territory of Russia, and increase the density of minefields along the state border of Ukraine.
Russian troops carried out air strikes near two settlements in the Sumy region. About 20 settlements were subjected to Russian artillery and mortar attacks.
In Kupyansk direction, Ukrainian defenders repelled 4 attacks near Synkivka and 8 attacks near Ivanivka, Kharkiv region. Russian troops shelled over 15 settlements with artillery and mortars.
In Lyman direction, 7 settlements in Luhansk and Donets regions were subjected to Russian air strikes. In addition, the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 4 attacks near Makiivka, Luhansk region, and Serebryanka forestry, Donetsk region. Over 10 settlements suffered from Russian artillery and mortar attacks.
In Bakhmut direction, Russian troops also launched air strikes on 2 settlements. Over 10 settlements came under Russian artillery and mortar fire.
In Avdiivka direction, Ukrainian defenders are bravely holding the line, repelling 7 attacks near Avdiivka and another 7 attacks near 4 more settlements in the Donetsk region. Russian troops launched air strikes near 4 settlements in the Donetsk region. About 10 settlements were subjected to Russian artillery and mortar attacks.
In Marinka direction, Ukrainian Armed Forces successfully repelled 10 attacks over the last day. Russia launched an air strike near Novomykhailivka. About 10 settlements were under Russian fire.
In Shakhtarsk direction, Russian troops conducted air strikes near 2 settlements in the Donetsk region. About 10 settlements came under Russian artillery and mortar fire.
In Zaporizhzhia direction, Russian troops unsuccessfully tried to regain the lost position near Robotyne, Zaporizhzhia region. They launched an air strike near Novodanylivka, Zaporizhzhia region. About 20 settlements came under Russian artillery and mortar fire.
In Kherson direction, the city of Kherson and 3 other settlements came under Russian artillery and mortar fire.
The Ukrainian Defense Forces are conducting an offensive operation in the Melitopol direction, offensive (assault) operations in the Bakhmut direction, inflicting losses in manpower and equipment on the occupying forces, consolidating their positions and exhausting Russian troops.
On the afternoon of October 12, Russian troops attacked Chornobaivka, Kherson region, 2 times in a day. The attack killed a man and wounded another resident.
On Thursday, October 12, the Russian occupation army attacked a children's hospital and university in Kherson, causing destruction to the buildings