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Armed Forces of Ukraine destroy five Russian ammunition storage sites and hit ferry crossing – Operational Command South

Friday, 2 September 2022, 03:26
Armed Forces of Ukraine destroy five Russian ammunition storage sites and hit ferry crossing – Operational Command South

FRIDAY, 2 SEPTEMBER 2022, 03:26

The Armed Forces of Ukraine have destroyed five Russian ammunition storage sites in the Bashtan, Beryslav and Kherson districts of Kherson Oblast in Southern Ukraine. Also, the UAV control centre near the village of Pravdyne and the ferry crossing near the settlement of Kozatske have been damaged.

Source: Operational Command Pivden (South) on Facebook

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Details: 102 Russian soldiers have been put out of action. 6 Russian tanks, an Msta-B howitzer, a Grad multiple rocket launcher, a mobile 120-mm mortar and 8 armoured vehicles have been destroyed.

It is noted that during 1 September, Russian fighters and attack aircraft struck Ukrainian positions in the Beryslav district three times, but no casualties have been reported. Instead, one of their attack aircraft was damaged. The aftermath of the attacks is being further established.

Ukrainian air defence has also destroyed an air-launched missile fired by the Russians from a Su-35 fighter jet at Bereznehuvate hromada [administrative unit designating a town, village or several villages and their adjacent territories - ed.] in Mykolaiv Oblast.

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In total, the Ukrainian Air Force made 18 strikes on Russian command and support posts, ammunition and fuel storage sites, and logistics and transport facilities. It is noted that "missile and artillery units worked on a number of targets at nine control points, two ferry crossings, two UAV control points, anti-aircraft defence systems, and on concentrations of Russian military personnel." The Ukrainian Armed Forces continue to maintain control over the Antonivka road bridge and the Kakhovka and Dariivka bridges.

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