During the current day, Saturday, September 17, the enemy launched 4 missile strikes, 15 airstrikes and more than 20 MLRS attacks against military and civilian facilities on the territory of Ukraine. The infrastructure of more than 30 settlements was damaged.
This is said in a statement made by the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on Facebook, reports Ukrinform.
According to operational information, from 6 p.m. on September 17, the enemy continues to focus its efforts on the defense and control of captured territories, attempts to capture the entire Donetsk region, as well as the disruption of active operations of the Ukrainian Defense Forces. in some areas. Russian forces opened fire on Ukrainian positions along the line of contact, took steps to regroup troops in certain directions, reinforced reserves and carried out aerial reconnaissance.
It is noted that the Russian invaders are bombing the homes of civilians and civilian infrastructure, in violation of the norms of international humanitarian law, laws and customs of war. During the current day, the enemy launched four missiles and 15 airstrikes, used the MLRS to launch more than 20 attacks against military and civilian facilities throughout Ukraine.
The infrastructure of more than 30 settlements was affected, including in Kharkiv, Siversk, Druzhkivka, Kostiantynivka, New York, Maryinka, Krasnohorivka, Poltavka, Kryvyi Rih, Zaporizhzhia, Nikopol, Orikhiv, Myroliubivka and Ochakiv. There is still a threat of air strikes and missiles throughout Ukraine.
The situation has not changed significantly in the Volyn and Polissia directions.
In other directions, the enemy used tanks, mortars and artillery to bombard settlements, namely:
in the Siverskyi – Bleshnia direction from the Chernihiv region and Khliborob and Kindrativka from the Sumy region;
in the direction of Kharkiv, especially from the territory of the Russian Federation – Kharkiv, Kudiivka, Hoptivka, Anyskyne, Dvorichna, Kupyansk, Senkove, Horokhovatka, Bakhtyn and Kamianka;
in the direction of Kramatorsk – Yaremivka, Sosnove, Yarova, Svyatohirsk, Shchurove, Staryi Karavan, Ozerne, Serebrianka, Raihorodok, Pyskunivka, Kryva Luka, Mykolaivka, Siversk, Verkhniokamianske, Spirne, Vesele and Hryhorivka;
in the direction of Bakhmut – Vyimka, Rozdolivka, Bilohorivka, Yakovlivka, Soledar, Bakhmutske, Bakhmut, Vesela Dolyna, Zaitseve, Odradivka, Mykolaivka Druga, Mayorsk, New York, Sukha Balka and Yuryivka.
in the direction Avdiivka – Vesele, Avdiivka, Netaylove and Opytne.
In the Novopavlivske, Zaporizhzhia and Southern Buh directions, the enemy opened fire along the line of contact. More than 50 settlements came under fire, including Zelene Pole, Poltavka, Novopil, Olhivske, Zaliznychne, Charivne, Stepova Dolyna, Tavriyske, Ternovi Pody and Bila Krynytsia.
During the current day, units of the Ukrainian Defense Forces repelled enemy attacks in the regions of Bakhmut, Zaitseve, Pervomaiske, Mykolaivka Druha and Novomykhailivka.
It should be noted that the elimination of more than 180 invaders in Kherson has been confirmed.
During the day, the Air Defense Forces of Ukraine struck ten areas of concentration of enemy manpower and equipment and three positions of anti-aircraft missile systems. Enemy casualties are clarified.
As Ukrinform reported, the Armed Forces of Ukraine eliminated around 54,250 Russian invaders from February 24 to September 17.