Ukrainian Armed Forces in the east destroy almost 50 pieces of Russian equipment and shoot down a helicopter

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The Ukrainian military destroyed 47 pieces of Russian equipment in the Donetsk and Luhansk areas on Saturday, including a Ka-52 helicopter.

Source:  Joint Forces Group; East Operational and Tactical Group

Details: Joint Forces soldiers repulsed five attacks by the aggressors on Saturday, and fighting is still going on at three locations.

In the past 24 hours, the Joint Forces have destroyed: 3 tanks; 4 artillery systems; 11 armoured combat vehicles; and 26 vehicles.

Air defence units shot down a Ka-52 combat helicopter and 2 Orlan-10 unmanned aerial vehicles in the skies over the Ukrainian Donbas.

In the combat area of the East operational and tactical group, Ukrainian artillery inflicted fire damage on a concentration of Russian troops and equipment, and also destroyed two ammunition depots and a command-and-control post.

The invader’s losses are: personnel - 60, armoured personnel carriers - 1, armoured combat vehicles - 1, mortars - 2, artillery tractors - 26, refuellers - 1, and UAVs - 3.

The occupiers attacked approximately 30 settlements in Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts on Saturday, destroying and damaging 27 civilian structures, including 24 houses, an orphanage, the Azot chemical plant and an agricultural enterprise. Two civilians were killed and eight others were injured in the attacks.