In the east, the Ukrainian Armed Forces repulsed 16 attacks and destroyed 38 pieces of invaders equipment

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KATERYNA TYSHCHENKO — MONDAY, 23 MAY 2022, 22:26

Defenders of the Joint Forces repulsed 16 attacks and destroyed 38 pieces of the occupiers' equipment on the Donetsk and Luhansk fronts on Monday.

Source: Joint Forces Task Force, Skhid [East] Operational and Tactical Group

Details: The Ukrainian defenders repulsed 16 Russian attacks, and the fighting is still going on at another location.

In the past 24 hours, the Joint Forces have destroyed: 8 Russian tanks; 22 combat armoured vehicles; and one vehicle.

Air defence units have shot down one Granat unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) and six Orlan-10 UAVs in the skies of Ukrainian Donbas.

Russian troops carried out one attack in the area of ​​responsibility of the Skhid [East] operational and tactical group on Monday. The aggressors’ losses are: personnel - 30, tanks - 1, infantry fighting vehicles - 2, UAVs - 2.

During the day, the occupiers fired on 38 settlements in Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts, destroying and damaging 62 civilian structures, including 53 houses, an agricultural enterprise, a kindergarten, a bank branch, a pharmacy and a national police administration building. At least 7 civilians were killed and six others were injured as a result.