July 11, 2023

Russian Defense Ministry: up to 515 Ukrainian troops killed in 24 hour period

Russian Defense Ministry

The AFU have continued the attempts to conduct offensive operations in Donetsk, Krasny Liman, and South Donetsk directions.

In Donetsk direction, due to skillful actions of the Yug Group of Forces’ units, aviation and artillery, 9 enemy attacks have been successfully repelled close to Nevelskoye, Pervomayskoye, Severnoye, Spornoye, and north west of Kleshcheevka (Donetsk People’s Republic).

▫️The AFU manpower and hardware concentration areas have been hit near Spornoye, Avdeevka, Mayorskoye, Vesyoloye, Kurdyumovka, and Krasnogorovka (Donetsk People’s Republic).

▫️The enemy losses were up to 250 Ukrainian servicemen, 1 tank, 3 infantry fighting vehicles, 4 motor vehicles, 2 pickup trucks, 1Krab self-propelled artillery system, 1D-20 howitzer, as well as 1 U.S.-manufactured AN/TPQ-50 counter-battery radar station.

▫️In Krasny Liman direction, the units of the Tsentr Group of Forces, aviation, and artillery have repelled 3 enemy attacks close to Chervonaya Dibrova and Karmazinovka (Lugansk People’s Republic).

▫️ The enemy suffered significant losses near Nevskoye, Chervonaya Dibrova, (Lugansk People’s Republic), Serebryanka and Terny (Donetsk People’s Republic).

▫️ The actions of one AFU sabotage and reconnaissance group have been thwarted close to Terny.

▫️ The enemy losses were up to 105 Ukrainian servicemen, 2 tanks, 5 armoured fighting vehicles, 3 pickup trucks, Akatsiya and Gvozdika  self-propelled artillery systems, as well as D-20 and D-30 howitzers.

▫️In Krasny Liman direction, the units of the Vostok Group of Forces, aviation, and artillery have repelled an AFU attack close to Rovnopol (Donetsk People’s Republic). The enemy has been driven back to its initial positions.

◽ In Zaporozhye direction, aviation, artillery, and heavy flamethrower systems launched strikes on the AFU units close to Rabotino (Zaporozhye region).

◽️ The enemy losses were up to 90 Ukrainian servicemen, 4 tanks, 15 armoured fighting vehicles, 5 pickup trucks, 1 U.K.-manufactured FH-70 howitzer, as well as 2D-20 and 2 Msta-B howitzers.

Timkovka, Novomlynsk , Kislovka, Olshana, Kotlyarovka, Krasnoye Pervoye, (Kharkov region), and Stelmakhovka (Lugansk People’s Republic).

▫️The enemy losses were over 20 Ukrainian servicemen, 2 armoured fighting vehicles, 4 motor vehicles, Msta-B and D-20 howitzers, and 1 U.S.-manufactured AN/TPQ-50 counter-battery radar station.

In Kherson direction, the enemy losses were over 50 Ukrainian servicemen, 6 motor vehicles, and 1 U.S.-manufactured M777 artillery system.

▫️Moreover, 1ammunition depot of the 124th Territorial Defence Brigade has been neutralised close to Antonovka.

Operational-Tactical and Army aviation, Missile Troops and Artillery of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation neutralised 2 command posts of the AFU 24th and 65th mechanised brigades near Toretsk (Donetsk People’s Republic) and Orekhov (Zaporozhye region), as well as 75 artillery units of the AFU at their firing positions, manpower and military hardware at 95 areas.

Air defence facilities have shot down 2 enemy Su-25 aircraft close ro Sadovoye and Tyaginka (Kherson region).

3 Storm Shadow cruise missiles and 1HIMARS MLRS projectiles have been intercepted.

▫️In addition, 9 Ukrainian unmanned aerial vehicles have been intercepted close to Zhitlovka, Novokrasnyanka, Novodruzhesk (Lugansk People’s Republic), Volodino (Donetsk People’s Republic), Lubimovka (Zaporozhye region), and Konstantinovka (Kherson region).

In total,455 airplanes and 241 helicopters, 4,966 unmanned aerial vehicles, 426 air defence missile systems, 10,649 tanks and other armoured fighting vehicles, 1,137 combat vehicles equipped with MLRS, 5,413 field artillery cannons and mortars, as well as 11,592 units of special military equipment have been destroyed during the special military operation.

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