Ukrainian forces repel enemy attacks near ten settlements
In the last 24 hours, Defense Forces units repelled enemy attacks near Ternova in Kharkiv region; Bilohorivka and Zolotarivka in the Luhansk region and Lyman, Ivanhrad, Soledar, Novokalynove, Ozarianivka, Odradivka and Pervomaiske in the Donetsk region.
This was announced by the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in its mission To update As of October 22, 06:00 posted on Facebook, Ukrinform reports.
According to the General Staff, the enemy is trying to hold the temporarily captured areas, focusing its efforts on attempts to disrupt the actions of the defensive forces in certain directions and conducting offensive operations in the Bakhmut and Avdiivka directions.
The Russian Armed Forces shell the positions of Ukrainian troops along the line of contact, fortify defensive positions in certain directions, and conduct aerial reconnaissance.
The enemy continues to violate the norms of international humanitarian law, the laws and customs of war, and attacks on civilian infrastructure and residential areas.
In the last 24 hours, the invaders launched 5 rocket attacks and 19 airstrikes, more than 94 MLRS attacks.
About 20 settlements came under enemy fire, including Kharkiv, Kupiansk; Bakhmut, Odradivka, Maryinka, Zelenopillia of Donetsk region; Zaporizhia; Novovoskresenske of the Kherson region.
The enemy used anti-aircraft and anti-aircraft guided missiles, as well as Shahed-136 drones for strikes.
In the Volyn and Polissia directions, the situation has not changed significantly. The deployment of the joint regional grouping of troops of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus continues.
In other directions, the enemy used tanks, mortars and artillery of various types to shell settlements:
in the Siverskyi direction, the invaders shelled the Ukrainske, Mykolaivka, Krasnyi Khutir and Hai oblasts of the Chernihiv oblast and Pokrovka of the Sumy oblast;
in the direction of Slobozhanske – areas of Vovchansk, Hatyshche, Hlyboke, Milove, Ohirtseve, Neskuchne, Starytsa, Ternova, Streleccha and Chuyunivka;
in the direction of Kupyansk – the Kolodiazne, Dvorichna, Bohdanivka, Berestove and Kyslivka regions;
in the Lyman direction – the Karmazynivka, Zarichne, Shyykivka and Terna areas;
in the direction of Bakhmut – the Andriivka, Soledar, Bakhmutske, Bakhmut, Bilohorivka, Verkhniokamianske, Spirne, Ivanhrad, Rozdolivka, Zelenopillia, Klishchiivka and Opytne areas;
in the direction of Avdiivka – the areas of Avdiivka, Vesele, Krasnohorivka, Maryinka, Novomykhailivka, Vodiane and Pervomaiske.
In the Novopavlivske and Zaporizhzhia directions, the enemy did not conduct active offensive operations. Russian forces shelled the Vuhledar, Prechystivka, Vremivka, Velyka Novosilka, Bilohirya, Zelenyi Hai and Mala Tokmachka areas.
Towards the Southern Bug, more than 20 settlements near the line of contact came under enemy fire, including Novovoskresenske, Myrne, Davydiv Brid and Novohrednieve.