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Enemy with aircraft and artillery tried to break through the front in two directions, Ukrainian Armed Forces are fighting back - General Staff

Ukrainian Armed Forces repel enemy attacks in different parts of the frontline. Source: General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

The Russian occupation army continues its assault operations in an attempt to break through the defense of Ukrainian troops. During the offensive, Putin's troops are actively using aviation and artillery.

The most intense fighting was recorded at the Novopavlivka and Avdiivka directions. This is stated in the report of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine as of the morning of March 31.

There were 85 combat engagements over the last day. Russian troops launched 17 missile and 83 air strikes, fired 87 MLRS attacks at Ukrainian troops' positions and populated areas. On the evening of March 31, the occupiers once again attacked Ukraine using 11 Shahed drones. The Ukrainian air defense forces destroyed 9 UAVs. A few hours later, the terrorists used cruise missiles of various types to strike.

Over the past day, the following localities came under air strikes: Neskuchne in Sumy region; Hryhorivka, Synkivka, Petropavlivka, Kupyansk-Vuzlovyi in Kharkiv region; Novolyubivka in Luhansk region; Terny, Stavky, Yampolivka, Rozdolivka, Chasiv Yar, Ivanivske, Druzhba, Berdychi, Semenivka, Vodiane, Oleksandropil, Staromayorske in Donetsk region; Malynivka in Zaporizhzhya region. More than 100 settlements in Chernihiv, Sumy, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipro, Kherson and Mykolaiv regions came under artillery fire.

The operational situation remains unchanged in the Volyn and Polissya sectors.

On the Siverskyi and Slobozhanskyi directions, the enemy maintains military presence in the border areas, conducts sabotage activities to prevent the deployment of our troops to threatened areas, and increases the density of minefields along the state border.

In the Kupyansk sector, the enemy did not conduct any offensive (assault) actions.

In the Lyman sector, our troops repelled 6 attacks near Terny in Donetsk region and Bilohorivka in Luhansk region, where the enemy, supported by air power, tried to break through the defense of our troops.

In the Bakhmut sector, our troops repelled 7 attacks near Chasiv Yar, Ivanivske and Klishchiyivka in Donetsk region.

Enemy with aircraft and artillery tried to break through the front in two directions, Ukrainian Armed Forces are fighting back - General Staff

In the Avdiivka sector, our defenders repelled 24 attacks in the areas of Berdychi, Semenivka, Umanske, Pervomaiske and Nevelske, where the enemy tried to drive our units out of the line.

In the Novopavlivka sector, the Defense Forces continue to hold back the enemy near Krasnohorivka, Pobeda, Novomykhailivka and east of Vodyane in the Donetsk region, where the enemy tried to break through the defense of our troops 36 times.

Enemy with aircraft and artillery tried to break through the front in two directions, Ukrainian Armed Forces are fighting back - General Staff

In the Orikhiv sector, the occupants carried out 5 attacks on the positions of our defenders near Staromayorske, Donetsk region, and Robotyne, Zaporizhzhia region.

Enemy with aircraft and artillery tried to break through the front in two directions, Ukrainian Armed Forces are fighting back - General Staff

In the Kherson sector, the enemy attacked our troops' positions on the left bank of the Dnipro River twice.

Yesterday, the aviation of the Defense Forces struck four anti-aircraft missile systems and 11 areas of concentration of enemy personnel, weapons and military equipment. Missile troops struck 4 radar stations, a control center, one area of concentration of personnel, 4 air defense systems and an enemy artillery unit.

As a reminder, the Southern Defense Forces destroyed eight Shahed-type kamikaze drones during a massive Russian air attack on the night of March 31. In Odesa region, the debris of an enemy target fell on an energy facility, causing a fire. Several settlements were left without electricity.

Earlier it was reported that the Russian occupation forces are trying to reach the administrative border of Luhansk region. That is why the enemy has focused on the Lyman direction, where they are attacking the positions of our defenders.

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