Blowing up of Horlivka-Yasynuvata bridge complicates logistics for Russians — Ukrainian fighter
The bridge on the Horlivka-Yasynuvata highway leading to Donetsk was a shortcut for the Russian army to quickly transport the necessary supplies. But blowing up the bridge will significantly complicate Russia’s logistics
This was reported by the head of the press service of the Eastern military grouping, Captain Ilya Yevlash, on the air of Radio Liberty.
"Blowing up this highway will be another wake-up call that it will become more difficult to supply the group located south of Bakhmut. As this road led from Donetsk and was one of the shortest roads, the enemy could quickly transfer the much-needed supplies they needed," he said.
He emphasized that, given the intense nature of the war, even a few days without supplies can have a range of consequences that could significantly impact the course of hostilities.
"The supply line will certainly increase, and this is the first wake-up call. Or rather, it is the second. The first was the fire control over the Bakhmut-Horlivka highway. Now a bridge has been blown up here," emphasized Yevlash.
He added that the Ukrainian Defense Forces will attack Russia’s logistics routes until they cut all of them and bleed out the Russian forces in this area. Although the Russians will try to find other supply routes, such as building embankments and temporary fortifications, such serious damage to the overpasses will affect the supply and the course of the fighting.
On the night of October 12, a bridge on the M04 Horlivka-Yasynuvata highway, which was important for Russia’s logistics, was destroyed behind the enemy lines in the Donetsk region.