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Ukrainian missile forces target Russian control center, 2 ammo depots, 3 artillery pieces

6 February, 2024 Tuesday

During the day, 81 combat clashes took place, Ukrainian missile forces attacked a Russian control center, 2 ammunition depots and 3 artillery pieces

The Ukrainian General Staff shared the information in an evening report for February 6.

The operational situation in eastern and southern Ukraine remains difficult. During the day, 81 combat clashes took place. Russian troops also launched 4 missile, 17 air strikes, 45 MLRS attacks at Ukrainian troops' positions and settlements.

"Unfortunately, Russian terrorist attacks resulted in deaths and injuries among the civilian population. Residential private and apartment buildings and other civilian infrastructure were destroyed and damaged," the General Staff writes.

Frontline update, shelling of Ukrainian territory

Near the state Ukrainian border with Russia and Belarus, the operational situation has not changed.

In the northeastern border area, the Russian army maintains a military presence in the border areas, conducts active sabotage activities to prevent the deployment of Ukrainian troops to threatened areas, and increases the density of minefields along the state border of Ukraine. Russia launched air strikes near 3 settlements in the Kharkiv region. Over 20 settlements came under artillery and mortar fire.

In the Kupyansk direction, Russian troops did not conduct any assault actions. They launched an air strike near a settlement in the Kharkiv region. About 15 settlements came under artillery and mortar fire.

In the Lyman direction, Ukrainian soldiers repulsed 14 attacks near 3 settlements across Luhansk and Donetsk regions, where Russian troops tried to break through Ukraine’s defense. About 10 settlements suffered from artillery and mortar attacks.

In the Bakhmut direction, Ukrainian forces repelled 8 attacks near Bohdanivka and Klishchiivka, Donetsk region, where Russian troops unsuccessfully tried to improve their tactical position. About 10 settlements came under Russian artillery and mortar fire.

In the Avdiivka direction, Ukrainian defenders thwarted 20 attacks near Novobakhmutivka, Avdiivka, and 8 attacks near Pervomaiske and Nevelske in the Donetsk region. Russian troops, backed by aviation, made attempts to breach the defenses of Ukrainian forces. Russian troops also launched an air strike near the town of Oleksandropil, Donetsk region. About 20 settlements were subjected to Russian artillery and mortar fire.

In the Marinka direction, Ukrainian troops keep holding back the Russian army near Heorhiivka, Pobieda, and Novomykhailivka in the Donetsk region. Despite 14 attempts, Russian forces were unable to alter the tactical situation. Russian artillery and mortar fire targeted 5 settlements.

In the Shakhtarsk direction, Russian troops did not launch any offensives. They carried out an air strike near Staromayorske, Donetsk region, and Novodarivka, Zaporizhzhia region. About 10 settlements came under Russian artillery and mortar fire.

In the Zaporizhzhia direction, Ukrainian defenders rebuffed 4 attacks near Robotyne and west of Verbove, Zaporizhzhia region, where Russian troops tried to break through the defense of Ukrainian troops to no avail. They launched artillery and mortar attacks on over 20 Ukrainian settlements.

In the Kherson direction, Russia persists in attempting to dislodge Ukrainian units from their positions on the left bank of the Dnipro River. Two unsuccessful attempts to storm Ukrainian troop positions were made during the day. The city of Kherson, along with 2 more settlements, endured Russian artillery and mortar fire. Furthermore, Russian troops targeted settlements in the Kherson region with MLRS.

Strikes of the Ukrainian Armed Forces against Russian troops

Over the day, Ukrainian aviation struck 13 concentrations of Russian personnel and 2 anti-aircraft missile systems. Ukrainian air defense forces destroyed a Kh-59 guided missile.

Ukrainian missile troops struck a Russian command center, a personnel concentration, 2 ammunition depots and 3 artillery pieces.

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