KATERYNA TYSHCHENKO — SUNDAY, 18 SEPTEMBER 2022, 21:34
Serhii Haidai, the Head of the Luhansk Oblast Military Administration, reported that approximately 200 occupiers were killed as a result of an explosion in the occupied Svatove on the night of 17 September.
Source: Haidai during a 24/7 national joint newscast
Quote: "Tonight [17 September] in Svatove there was an explosion at the former bus station, which was turned into a hotel. Approximately 200 Russian soldiers were killed there."
Details: Haidai also reported that the Russians were withdrawing their troops to the rear line and preparing for defence.
"But warehouses also explode, and they may have certain problems with ammunition," he noted.
The Head of the Oblast Military Administration also reported that the occupiers are "very actively jamming all communications, both mobile and the Internet, and are conducting thorough inspections of the local population."
Background: On 18 September, Serhii Haidai, the Head of the Luhansk Oblast Military Administration (OMA), reported that explosions occurred at a hotel in the temporarily occupied town of Svatove, where the Russian military personnel were staying.
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