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AFU repel 24 enemy attacks in four main combat areas – General Staff

28 March, 2023 Tuesday
23:21

Bilohorivka, Bakhmut, Avdiivka, Marinka and their outskirts remain in the center of combat, and the AFU repelled 24 enemy attacks in the Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiivka and Marinka directions over the day

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The Ukrainian Armed Forces' General Staff reported this on March 28.

The Defense Forces launched 5 airstrikes on enemy personnel and equipment and hit a Russian control center and a munitions depot

Ukrainian aviation launched 5 strikes on the invading Russian forces' military positions over the day.

In turn, missile and artillery units hit the control center, an area where enemy manpower, weapons and military equipment were concentrated, and a munitions depot.

Over the course of the day, the Russian enemy launched 11 airstrikes and 2 missile strikes against Ukraine

Occupying Russian forces also launched 10 attacks from multiple rocket launchers.

The General Staff notes that today, as a result of a missile attack on the infrastructure of Bohodukhiv, Kharkiv region, civilians were injured and private houses were damaged.

Near the state Ukrainian border with Russia and Belarus, the situation hasn't changed significantly, and no enemy offensive groups have been detected. Combat training of units of the Russian Armed Forces continues on the territory of Belarus. In addition, the enemy continues to maintain a military presence in the border areas of the Kursk and Belgorod regions.

At the same time, the Russian Federation continued shelling the entire border line: 2 settlements in the Sumy region, as well as 12 towns and villages in the Kharkiv region were attacked. 

The situation in other Ukrainian regions that were subjected to Russian attacks:

  • In the Kupiansk and Lyman directions, the Russian enemy conducted unsuccessful offensives in the areas of 4 settlements. 16 localities were attacked. 

  • In the Bakhmut direction, the Russian forces continue to assault the city of Bakhmut. However, Ukrainian defenders are bravely holding the city and repelling numerous enemy attacks. 12 localities in the Donetsk region came under fire. 

  • In the Avdiivka and Marinka directions, the Russian enemy conducted unsuccessful offensives in the direction of 3 settlements. 12 localities in the Donetsk region were subjected to enemy shelling. 

  • In the Shakhtarsk direction, 5 settlements in the Donetsk region came under Russian attacks. 

  • In the Zaporizhzhia and Kherson directions, the Russian enemy continues to conduct defensive actions. 9 towns and villages were attacked by Russian forces. 

Since the beginning of the full-scale invasion, Russia has lost at least 171,730 soldiers, 6,966 armored vehicles, and 2,653 artillery systems in Ukraine. 

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