September 27, 2022

Ukraine Defense Ministry: Ukraine claims 550 Russian troops killed, wide destruction of Russian military equipment in Kherson

Ukraine Defense Ministry

The total combat losses of the enemy from 24.02 to 27.09 were approximately:

personnel ‒ about 57750 (+550),

tanks ‒ 2306 (+16),

APV ‒ 4881 (+24),

artillery systems – 1378 (+9),

MLRS – 331 (+1),

Anti-aircraft warfare systems ‒ 175 (+3),

aircraft – 261 (+1),

helicopters – 224 (+0),

UAV operational-tactical level – 977 (+7),

cruise missiles ‒ 241 (+0),

warships / boats ‒ 15 (+0),

vehicles and fuel tanks – 3730 (+19),

special equipment ‒ 131 (+0).

Russian enemy suffered the greatest losses (of the past day) at the Kramatorsk and Donetsk directions.

Data are being updated

The two hundred-sixteenth (216) day of the heroic resistance of the Ukrainian people to a Russian military large-scale invasion continues.

The enemy continues to focus its efforts on the full occupation of Donetsk oblast and holding the captured territories, as well as disrupting the active actions of the Defense Forces in certain areas. Shelling of the positions of our troops along the contact line continues, in some areas the occupiers are trying to restore lost positions, conducting aerial reconnaissance. The enemy attacks the civilian infrastructure and the homes of the civilian population, violating the norms of International Humanitarian Law, the laws and customs of war.

There remains the threat of air and missile strikes on the entire territory of Ukraine. For example, over the past day, the enemy launched 9 missile and 22 air strikes, carried out more than 90 MLRS attacks. During the past day, the enemy used attack UAVs in the area of ​​Bilenke settlement of Odesa oblast.

More than 50 settlements were affected by the fire. Among them are Slovyansk, Kramatorsk, Soledar, Avdiyivka, Novopil, Zaporizhzhya, Marhanets, Musiivka, Kryvyi Rih, Nikopol, Potyomkine, Osokorivka, Mykolayiv, Ochakiv and Bilenke.

The situation has not changed significantly in the Volyn, Polissya and Siverskyi directions.

In other directions, the enemy continued shelling from tanks, mortars and artillery, namely:

in the Slobozhansky direction – in the areas of the settlements of Baranivka, Udy, Hatyshche, Vovchansk, Dvorichne, Kucherivka, Petropavlivka and Senkove;

in the Kramatorsk direction – Stary Karavan, Ozerne, Siversk, Spirne, Rozdolivka and Vesele;

in the Bakhmut direction – Soledar, Bakhmutske, Hryhorivka, Bakhmut, Vesela Dolyna, Zaitseve, Mayorsk and Yuryivka;

in the Avdiyivka direvtion – Avdiyivka, Vodyane, Opytne, Krasnohorivka, Maryinka and Novomykhailivka;

in the Novopavlivsk direction – Zolota Nyva, Vuhledar, Pavlivka and Yehorivka;

in the Zaporizhzhya direction – Novopil, Novosilka and Vremivka.

More than 25 settlements near the contact line were hit by artillery and mortar shelling in the South Buh direction. In particular, Chervona Dolyna, Shyroke, Andriyivka, Bilohirka, Ternovi Pody, Lymany and Myrne.

The situation at Zaporizhzhya NPP remains tense. Station employees do not want to cooperate with the enemy and try to leave the territories temporarily occupied by the occupiers. The occupied part of the Kherson oblast is completely closed for entry and exit.

The successful defeat of the enemy’s personnel and equipment in the previous days has been confirmed. Thus, in Kherson, seven Ural trucks were destroyed and disabled, in Melitopol up to 10 units of weapons and military equipment and more than 20 occupants were eliminated. In the Tokmak and Chernihivka settlements of the Zaporizhzhyia oblast, an enemy S-300 complex, 5 units of military equipment were destroyed and more than 50 occupants were wounded.

During the day, units of the Defense Forces repelled enemy attacks in the areas of Soledar, Kurdyumivka, Zaitseve, Mayorsk, Bakhmut, Kamyanka, and Pervomayiske.

Aviation of the Defense Forces made 28 strikes. Damage to more than 20 areas of concentration of enemy manpower and military equipment and 7 positions of anti-aircraft missile systems were confirmed. Enemy losses are being clarified.

Missile troops and artillery hit 5 command and control points, 12 areas of concentration of enemy manpower and equipment, 2 positions of anti-aircraft missile systems, 3 warehouses with ammunition, as well as more than 10 separate important targets.

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