Olha Hlushchenko — Tuesday, 16 August 2022, 01:48
The Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine has struck two Russian strong points, while Ukrainian missile and artillery units have killed the aggressors' manpower and destroyed their equipment.
Source: Operational Command Pivden (South) on Facebook
Quote: "Not suceeding on land, the enemy continued to carry out aerial attacks on the positions of our units. However, 14 air attacks have brought no results."
Details: The Russian troops continued to fire on settlements in the rearmost areas. The invaders fired on Velyka Kostromka and Mykolaiv using Uragan self-propelled multiple rocket launcher systems, and Marhanets came under fire from Pion heavy artillery. There were no casualties.
The Ukrainian Air Force hit 2 strong points and 2 areas where Russian weapons and equipment were concentrated near Novopetrivka and Maksymivka.
Ukrainian missile and artillery units killed 23 invaders, and destroyed a 152-mm howitzer gun along with 7 armoured and motor vehicles as part of their fire missions.
A Russian ammunition supply point was destroyed in Sukhyi Stavok (village in Beryslav Raion, Kherson Oblast). The total losses of the Russian troops are being confirmed.
A group of Russian ships is taking shelter along the coast of the Crimean peninsula near Novorosiisk due to stormy weather in the Black Sea. Two missile carriers with 16 Kalibr cruise missiles on standby have been put on alert.