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The battle lasted for an hour and a half: a breakthrough of a Russian subversive reconnaissance group was repelled in Sumy region, the enemy suffered losses

Ukrainian soldiers repelled an attempt to break through a Russian subversive group in Sumy region

On February 3, a Russian subversive group broke through in the area of Hlukhiv community in Sumy region. Ukrainian soldiers engaged the saboteurs.

As a result of an hour and a half battle, the enemy was pushed back to the territory of the Russian Federation, and the occupiers suffered losses. This was reported by the Commander of the Joint Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Lieutenant General Serhiy Nayev.

The battle lasted for an hour and a half: a breakthrough of a Russian subversive reconnaissance group was repelled in Sumy region, the enemy suffered losses

According to the commander, a group of ten Russian saboteurs attempted to cross the state border of Ukraine in the evening of February 3. However, Ukrainian soldiers at one of the strongholds near Hlukhiv community noticed the movement of an armed enemy group around 18:20.

"Immediately, Ukrainian soldiers started a small arms battle and called in anti-sabotage reserves from their battalion. In a few minutes mortar launchers joined the battle, covering the place of enemy forces concentration with fire," noted Nayev.

The battle lasted for an hour and a half: a breakthrough of a Russian subversive reconnaissance group was repelled in Sumy region, the enemy suffered losses

 

Having suffered losses in the battle with Ukrainian soldiers, the enemy subversive reconnaissance group split into two parts. The occupants of the first one evacuated their wounded and the bodies of the eliminated invaders under the cover of Russian artillery. The rest of the surviving saboteurs tried to bypass the stronghold from the side flank. However, the plans of the invaders were thwarted by a counter-sabotage group that arrived at the scene of the battle.

The battle lasted for an hour and a half: a breakthrough of a Russian subversive reconnaissance group was repelled in Sumy region, the enemy suffered losses

 

"The valiant battle lasted for an hour and a half. Thanks to the skillful actions of the defenders of the Northern direction, the enemy was pushed far beyond the Ukrainian border. I bow low to every Ukrainian soldier who stands in defense of our independence and does everything possible to bring our glorious victory closer," Nayev summarized.

The battle lasted for an hour and a half: a breakthrough of a Russian subversive reconnaissance group was repelled in Sumy region, the enemy suffered losses

Earlier, OBOZ.UA reported that new footage of the 72nd Brigade's stunning success near Novomykhailivka had appeared. The soldiers defeated a Russian convoy of 11 vehicles there.

It was also reported that on February 3, the SBU launched drone strikes on an oil refinery in Volgograd. A massive fire broke out there, and it will take months to repair the damage.

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