April 16, 2024

Ukraine General Staff: about 920 Russian troops killed or wounded in 24 hours; 22 tanks or APC’s destroyed or disabled

Ukraine Defense Ministry

Operational information as of 10.00 on April 16, 2024 on the Russian invasion

Spokesman of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Andriy Kovalov.

Glory to Ukraine! Seventy-hundred eighty-third era of large-scale armed aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine began.

During the past day, there were 104 combat clashes.

In total, the Russian invaders carried out 16 missiles and 31 air strikes, carrying out 79 shelling from volcano fire jet systems across the positions of our troops and settlements.

On the night of April 16, 2024, Russian terrorists again attacked the territory of Ukraine from the air, using nine “Shahed” attack drones from the territory of temporarily occupied Ukrainian Crimea.

All nine “martyrs” were destroyed by mobile fire groups of the Air Force and Defense Forces of Ukraine within the boundaries of Kherson, Mykolaiv, Khmelnytsky, Poltava, Cherkasy and Dnipropetrovsk oblasts.

During the past day, the Russian occupiers’ air strikes have suffered settlements: Ugroids, Vozdvizhensky Sumy region; Lukyantsi, Volokhivka Kharkiv region; New York, Berdychy, Semenyivka, Krasnogorivka, Urozhayne, Staromayorske Donetsk region; Robotine, Nuts of Zaporizhia region.

More than 110 settlements of Chernihiv, Sumy, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Zaporizhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kherson and Mykolaiv regions were under artillery fire.

In the Volyn and Polish directions, the operating environment remains without significant changes.

In the Siversky and Slobozhansky directions, the enemy maintains a military presence in the border areas, conducts diversionary activities in order to prevent the transfer of Ukrainian troops in threatening directions, increases the density of mine-explosive fences along the state border.

In the Limans комуkomu direction Russian occupiers 8 times attacked the positions of Ukrainian troops in the areas of terniv and tors Наkogo donetsk region.

In the Bakhmut direction, Ukrainian soldiers repelled 33 attacks in the areas of the settlements of Bilogorivka Luhansk region; Verkhnyokamianske, Spirne, Novy, Ivanivskke, Klishchiyivka, Andriyivka Donetsk region.

In the Avdiyiv direction, Ukrainian soldiers fought off 15 attacks in the areas of settlements: Novobakhmutívka, Berdychy, Semenivka, Uman and Pervomais їke Donetsk region.

In the Novopavlivsk direction, the Defense Forces of Ukraine continue to restrain the enemy in the areas of settlements: Krasnogorivka, Novomykhailivka, Pobeda, Vodyane and Urozhayne of Donetsk region, where the enemy 30 times tried to break through the defense of Ukrainian troops.

In the Orekhiv direction, Russian occupiers 7 times attacked the positions of Ukrainian troops in the area of Staromayorsk Donetsk region, north of Pryutny and southwest of Bilogirya Zaporizhia region.

In the Kherson direction, Russian occupiers are trying to knock out Ukrainian units from placdarmív on the left bank of the Dnieper. Over the past day, Russian occupation forces carried out 5 unsuccessful attacks on the positions of Ukrainian troops in this direction.

During the past day, the aviation of the Defense Forces of Ukraine has struck 13 personnel concentration areas, 2 anti-missile complexes and 1 enemy control point.

Missile troop units hit 2 artillery, 4 personnel focus areas and 4 enemy drone control points.

Last day, the total losses of the enemy were 920 Russian invaders, 9 tanks, 13 combat armored vehicles, 16 artillery systems, an air defense device, 11 operational-tactical drones and 53 vehicles.

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