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Commander of Ukraine's Ground Forces visits Bakhmut and says fighting for city reaches its peak

Monday, 6 March 2023, 16:04
Commander of Ukraine's Ground Forces visits Bakhmut and says fighting for city reaches its peak

Colonel General Oleksandr Syrskyi, Commander of the Ground Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, visited the units defending the city of Bakhmut in Donetsk Oblast on 5 March and stated that the fighting for the city had reached its peak.

Source: Military Media Center

Quote: The enemy has thrown Wagner Group's additional forces into battle. Our soldiers are bravely defending their positions in the north of Bakhmut, trying to prevent the encirclement of the city...

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Our resistance at this bridgehead has been going on for several months. The enemy's attempts to capture the city were defeated all this time by our soldiers' steadfastness.

Our defenders inflicted significant losses on the enemy, destroyed a large amount of military equipment, forced Wagner Group's best assault units to be used in the battle and reduced the enemy's offensive potential."

Details: According to Syrskyi, the battles for Bakhmut have reached the highest level of tension.

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