OLHA HLUSHCHENKO – SATURDAY, 17 SEPTEMBER 2022, 02:07
Ukrainian forces have attacked Russian forces from the sky and the ground - the aircraft made 15 strikes on Russian positions, and rocket artillery units carried out 250 firing missions.
Source: Operational Command Pivden (South) on Facebook
Quote: "During the past day, the enemy attempted to carry out two assaults along the following axes: Pravdyne - Stepova Dolyna and Arkhangelske - Ivanivka. In both cases, with the force of less than a platoon, they did not succeed despite being supported by a T-72 tank and BMP-2 infantry fighting vehicle, and retreated suffering losses.
During the day, the enemy carried out four airstrikes on our positions and a rocket attack around [the city of] Kryvyi Rih. Nikopol district was attacked four times."
Details: Ukrainian aircraft carried out 15 strikes on Russian positions, and rocket artillery units carried out 250 firing missions. Ukrainian forces targeted concentrations of Russian occupying forces near the village of Stara Zburivka, a command post in the city of Kherson, an electronic warfare station in the city of Nova Kakhovka and a pontoon crossing near the village of Sadove.
Confirmed Russian losses comprise 33 soldiers, 2 tanks, a 152 mm Msta-B howitzer, a 120 mm mobile mortar and 9 armoured vehicles.
The rest of the Russian losses are being established.
A Russian fleet grouping of 11 ships and boats, having chosen to shelter from attacks and a storm, pressed against the southern coast of Crimea and left 3 surface carriers of 24 Kalibr cruise missiles and 4 landing ships on standby.