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Ukrainian forces have destroyed a Russian base housing 500 soldiers in Kherson Oblast, according to the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. The attacks come amid heavy fighting in the Donetsk region in the east of the country, as well as reports of Russian bombing of positions in Ukraine.
“It has been confirmed that defense forces targeted an area with a concentration of occupiers in Kherson Oblast. A building in the settlement area of Dniperiani was hit with high precision, where up to 500 occupiers were. According to its results. , took two trucks of dead attackers to Tavriysk,” the General Staff said in a Facebook post.
It claimed that 56 more seriously wounded Russian soldiers were taken to hospital, with 14 more dying shortly afterwards.
This is a sign that even as Russian forces retreat to the east bank of the Dnipro River, the two sides will continue to shell each other from across the waterway.
Across the front lines, Russian forces attacked Ukrainian positions. According to the General Staff, they have carried out more than 40 MLRS strikes, 16 airstrikes and four missile strikes in Zaporizhzhia, Cherkasy, Kharkiv and Donetsk in the past 24 hours.
In Donetsk in the east, fighting forces appear to have launched attacks locally.
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