April 24, 2024

Ukrainian General Staff:  About 880 Russians killed or wounded in 24 hours

Ukraine Defense Ministry

The total combat losses of the enemy from 24.02.22 to 24.04.24 were approximately:

personnel ‒ about 461940 (+880) persons,

tanks ‒ 7242 (+1),

APV ‒ 13928 (+12),

artillery systems – 11808 (+43),

MLRS – 1048 (+2),

Anti-aircraft warfare systems ‒ 771 (+2),

aircraft – 348 (+0),

helicopters – 325 (+0),

UAV operational-tactical level – 9439 (+32),

cruise missiles ‒ 2117 (+0),

warships / boats ‒ 26 (+0),

submarines – 1 (+0),

vehicles and fuel tanks – 15892 (+47),

special equipment ‒ 1944 (+8)

General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

Situation update as of 6 p.m., April 24, 2024

Glory to Ukraine! Day 791 of the russian full-scale military aggression against Ukraine continues.

During the day of April 24, there were 84x tactical engagements. 

The enemy launched a total of 13x missile and 51x air strikes, 16x MLRS attacks on the positions of Ukrainian troops and various settlements. Unfortunately, the russian terrorist attacks have wounded civilians. Residential apartment blocks and private houses, as well as other infrastructure got destroyed and damaged.

Volyn and Polissya axes: no significant changes. No signs of formation of an offensive group. 

Sivershchyna and Slobozhanshchyna axes: the adversary maintains its military presence in the russian areas bordering Ukraine. The enemy conducts subversion, continues shelling of Ukrainian settlements from the territory of russia and increases the concentration of mining operations along the state border of Ukraine. More than 20x settlements, including Khotiivka, Leonivka (Chernihiv oblast), Popivka, Simeikyne, Pokrovka (Sumy oblast), Veterynarne, Kudiivka, Hatyshche, Pletenivka (Kharkiv oblast) came under enemy artillery and mortar fire.

Kup’yans’k and Lyman axes: the adversary conducted 1x attack on Ukrainian positions in the vicinity of Berestove (Kharkiv oblast). The invaders fired artillery and mortars at around 10x settlements, including Syn’kivka, Stepova Novoselivka, Pishchane (Kharkiv oblast).

Lyman axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 18x attacks in the vicinities of Nevs’ke, Serebryans’ke forestry (Luhansk oblast), Terny, Tors’ke (Donetsk oblast). The occupiers launched an air strike in the area of Serebryans’ke forestry (Luhansk oblast). The enemy fired artillery and mortars at more than 10x settlements, including Makiivka (Luhansk oblast), Terny, Yampolivka, Tors’ke (Donetsk oblast).

Bakhmut axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled 13x attacks in the vicinities of Bilohorivka (Luhansk oblast), Vyimka, Ivanivske, Klishchiivka (Donetsk oblast). The enemy launched air strikes in the vicinities of Chasiv Yar, Bila Hora, Andriivka (Donetsk oblast). More than 10x settlements came under artillery and mortar fire, including Kalynivka, Chasiv Yar, Klishchiivka (Donetsk oblast).

Avdiivka axis: the Ukrainian defenders repelled 15x attacks in the vicinities of Novokalynove, Ocheretyne, Berdychi, Netailove (Donetsk oblast), where the enemy, using air attacks, made attempts to dislodge Ukrainian troops from their positions. The adversary launched air strikes in the vicinities of Kalynove, Vovche, Oleksandropil’, Arkhanhel’s’ke (Donetsk oblast). The invaders fired artillery and mortars at more than 10x settlements, including Keramik, Arkhanhel’s’ke, Soloviove, Umans’ke (Donetsk oblast).

Novopavlivka axis: the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to block the enemy near Krasnohorivka, Heorhiivka, Novomykhailivka, Urozhaine (Donetsk oblast), where the invaders made 16x attempts to breach Ukrainian defense. The adversary launched an air strike in the vicinity of Kostyantynivka (Donetsk oblast). The enemy fired artillery and mortars at more than 10x settlements, including Krasnohorivka, Maksymil’yanivka, Paraskoviivka (Donetsk oblast).

Orikhiv axis: the enemy, with air support, launched 1x attack on positions of Ukrainian defenders in the vicinity of Staromaiors’ke (Donetsk oblast). The adversary launched an air strike in the vicinity of Robotyne (Zaporizhzhia oblast). Around 20x settlements, including Chervone, Bilohir’ya, Robotyne, Kam’yans’ke (Zaporizhzhia oblast), were under artillery and mortar fire of the occupiers.

Kherson axis: the enemy does not abandon its intention to dislodge Ukrainian troops from their bridgeheads on the left bank of the Dnipro River. In particular during the day of April 24, the invaders executed 1x unsuccessful assault on positions of Ukrainian troops in the vicinity of Krynky (Kherson oblast). The adversary launched air strikes in the vicinities of Beryslav, Ol’hivka, Krynky (Kherson oblast). The occupiers fired artillery and mortars at around 20 settlements, including Tyahynka, Ivanivka, Novotyahynka, Tokarivka (Kherson oblast).

During the day of April 24, the Ukrainian Air Force launched air strikes on 11x concentrations of enemy troops. Also, Ukrainian air defense forces shot down 1x Kh-59 guided air-launched missile and 3x reconnaissance UAVs of the invaders.

The Ukrainian Missile Forces hit 1x concentration of russian troops. 

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