The current operational situation in the south of Ukraine
The situation in the operational zone in the South Bug direction is tense and dynamic.
The enemy continues to conduct hostilities along the occupied defense line. Creates a strike group in the Kryvyi Rih region, aims to prevent a breakthrough of Ukrainian troops and plans counteroffensive actions to reach the administrative border of the Kherson region.
Mykolaiv was attacked three times during the night. Twice with the Smerch rocket salvo fire systems and before dawn with the S-300 anti-aircraft missile systems.
As a result of the shelling, fires broke out in the garage cooperative and near the elevator. The fire was promptly extinguished. A supermarket was destroyed, and high-rise buildings, a pharmacy, shops, a road surface, and the territory of an equestrian school were damaged. There is no information about the victims.
In the evening, the village of Petrivske was also shelled by the Grad anti-aircraft missile system, injuring two people.
The enemy struck with heavy barrel artillery on Orlovy and Velyka Kostromka in the Kherson region and Ochakov in the Mykolaiv region. In Kostroma, a kindergarten and a church were affected. Damaged power line. In Ochakov, a substation was affected, and part of the city is without electricity. People were not injured. The rest of the details are being clarified.
Information was received on the enemy losses during the night: 19 personnel were eliminated, a mobile satellite communication station, an anti-tank missile system, 2 cars, including an armored one, and two field ammunition depots in Chornobayivka and Beryslav were destroyed. The final losses of the enemy are being investigated.
In the Black Sea enemy group of 13 ships and boats maneuvering near the southwestern coast of the Crimean peninsula, hiding from possible attacks of our weapons, two Kalibr carriers and three large amphibious ships are on standby.
In the Odessa region, enemy information agents continue to spread fakes about the location of military units. In particular, with location of heavy weapons, in the social and cultural infrastructure facilities of the regional center and other populated areas, to inflame the situation with threats to the critical infrastructure of the region – provision of electricity, heating, water.