April 4, 2023

Russian Defense Ministry: Up to 400 Ukraine troops killed in 24 hours

Russian Defense Ministry

April 4, 2023

ūü핬†In Kupyansk direction, aviation and artillery of the Zapad Group of Forces¬†inflicted a fire damage on the units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU)¬†close to Dvurechnaya, Sinkovka, Berestovoye (Kharkov region), and Stelmakhovka (Lugansk People’s Republic).

‚óĹÔłŹ Up to¬†30¬†Ukrainian troops,¬†two¬†armoured fighting vehicles,¬†one¬†motor vehicle, and¬†one¬†D-20 howitzer were destroyed.

ūü핬†In Krasny Liman direction,¬†aviation, artillery, and heavy flamethrower systems of the Tsentr Group of Forces¬†hit AFU units close to Nevskoye (Lugansk People’s Republic), Yampolovka, and Grigorovka (Donetsk People’s Republic).

‚óĹÔłŹ The¬†enemy has suffered losses¬†of up to¬†225¬†Ukrainian troops,¬†three¬†armoured fighting vehicles,¬†one¬†Gvozdika self-propelled howitzer, and¬†one¬†D-30 howitzer in this direction in the past 24 hours.

ūü핬†In Donetsk direction, units, aviation, and artillery of the Yug Group of Forces have eliminated more than¬†65¬†Ukrainian troops,¬†four¬†armoured fighting vehicles,¬†two¬†motor vehicles, and one D-30 howitzer during the day.

ūü핬†In South Donetsk and Zaporozhye directions,¬†Operational-Tactical and Army aviation, Missile Troops and Artillery of the Vostok Group of Forces¬†inflicted a fire damage on AFU units close Ugledar, Novosyolka (Donetsk People’s Republic), and Orekhov and Shcherbaki (Zaporozhye region).¬†

‚óĹÔłŹ The total losses of the enemy in these directions during the day have amounted to¬†70¬†Ukrainian servicemen,¬†two¬†armoured fighting vehicles, and¬†one¬†D-20 howitzer.

ūüí•In Kherson direction, up to¬†10¬†Ukrainian servicemen,¬†two¬†motor vehicles, and¬†two¬†D-30 howitzers have been neutralised by fire.

ūü핬†Operational-Tactical Aviation, Missile Troops and Artillery of the Russian Group of Forces¬†have engaged¬†83¬†AFU artillery units at their fire positions, manpower, and military hardware in 96 areas during the day.

ūü핬†Moreover,¬†three AFU artillery ordnance depots were annihilated¬†close to Ogurtsovo (Kharkov region), Kurakhovo (Donetsk People’s Republic), and Orekhov (Kherson region). An artillery ordnance depot of the Ukrainian Armed Forces has been destroyed near Konstantinovka (Donetsk People’s Republic).¬†

ūü핬†In addition,¬†three¬†HIMARS and¬†three¬†Ukrainian unmanned aerial vehicles were shot down close to Krasnogorovka (Donetsk People’s Republic) and Kakhovka (Kherson region).

ūüďäIn total,¬†405¬†airplanes and¬†228¬†helicopters,¬†3,651¬†unmanned aerial vehicles,¬†415¬†air defense missile systems,¬†8,534¬†tanks and other armoured fighting vehicles,¬†1,078¬†combat vehicles equipped with MLRS,¬†4,501¬†field artillery cannons and mortars, as well as¬†9,292¬†units of special military equipment have been destroyed during the special military operation.

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