Ukrainian General Staff: Occupants tried to break through Ukrainian defense near Klishchiyivka, Ukrainian Armed Forces succeed near Robotyne
The day before, on September 11, Russian occupants tried to break through the Ukrainian defense near Klishchiyivka, near Bakhmut in Donetsk region. The enemy also made similar attempts near Orikhovo-Vasylivka in Donetsk region and Novoselivske in Luhansk region.
Meanwhile, in Zaporizhzhya continues the counter-offensive of the Defense Forces, there Ukrainian soldiers succeeded. This is stated in the morning operational summary of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on September 12.
According to the General Staff, 30 military clashes took place on the front line the previous day.
Over the course of the day, the enemy launched 10 missile and 53 air strikes and more than 56 shellings from multiple rocket launchers against both Ukrainian troops' positions and civilian objects.
The actions of the terrorist State have resulted in the death and injury of civilians, as well as the destruction of residential buildings and damage to civilian infrastructure. In particular, civilians in Krivoy Rog, Dnipropetrovsk region, suffered from cynical missile strikes.
"Over the past 24 hours Russia attacked our state with 12 kamikaze drones of "Shahed-136/131" type. All 12 attack UAVs were destroyed by the forces and means of the air defense of Ukraine", - noted in the General Staff
Currently, as noted in the summary, the operational situation in the east and south of Ukraine remains quite complicated.
In the area of responsibility of the Operational and strategic grouping of troops "North" in the Volyn and Polissya directions, the operational situation remains without significant changes.
On the Siversky and Slobozhansky directions, the enemy launched an air strike near Leonivka, Chernihiv region. He fired more than 15 artillery and mortar shells at civilian infrastructure and the population of the frontline regions.
In the area of responsibility of the "Khortytsia" Operational and strategic grouping of troops at the Kupyansk, Lyman and Bakhmut directions, the enemy launched air strikes near Sinkivka, Ivanivka in Kharkiv region, Nadiya, Novoyehorivka, Dibrova, Bilohorivka in Luhansk region.
"Occupants keep trying to break through the defense of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the areas of Novoselivske in Luhansk region, Orikhovo-Vasylivka and Klishchiyivka in Donetsk region," the General Staff said.
Over 15 localities suffered from numerous artillery and mortar attacks.
In the area of responsibility of the Tavria operational and strategic grouping of troops at the Avdiivka, Maryinka and Shakhtarsk directions, the enemy launched air strikes near Avdiivka, Prechystivka, Urozhayne and Staromayorsk in the Donetsk region. More than 15 localities suffered from numerous artillery and mortar attacks.
"Occupants unsuccessfully tried to break through the defense of our defenders in the areas of Avdiivka, Maryinka, Novomykhailivka in Donetsk region," the General Staff noted.
In the Orikhiv sector, the enemy launched air strikes in the areas of Mala Tokmachka, Omelnyk, Robotyne and Novodanylivka in Zaporizhzhia region. More than 20 localities suffered from numerous artillery and mortar attacks.
In the Melitopol sector, the Defense Forces continue their offensive, inflicting significant losses in manpower and equipment on the occupation forces. Instead, the Russians are trying to restore their units, continuing numerous assaults on the positions of our troops.
"Ukrainian soldiers are bravely holding the line, repelling more than 10 enemy attacks in the areas of Robotyno and Novodanylivka in Zaporizhzhia region. They have succeeded in the areas south and southeast of Robotyne and are consolidating their positions," the General Staff noted.
In the area of responsibility of the Odesa operational and strategic grouping of troops in the Kherson sector, the enemy conducted air strikes near Odradokamianka, Kherson region, and Kryvyi Rih, Dnipro region. More than 10 frontline settlements suffered from numerous artillery and mortar attacks.
"Ukrainian defense forces continue to conduct counter-battery combat, destroy supply depots and strike the enemy in its rear. Over the past day, the aviation of the defense forces carried out 7 strikes on the areas of concentration of personnel, weapons and military equipment of the invaders. 12 artillery pieces, 1 area of concentration of personnel, weapons and military equipment of the enemy, 1 control point and 1 ammunition depot of the enemy were destroyed by missile troops and artillery units and unmanned systems," the General Staff said.
We will remind, the General staff in the morning of September 12 updated the data on the losses of Russia in the war against Ukraine. So, the day before the Defense forces eliminated 550 occupants and 123 pieces of equipment.
It was also reported that the day before in the Operational and strategic grouping of troops "Tavria" reported that only on the Tauride direction of the AFU neutralized 359 invaders and 7 warehouses with ammunition.