Russian troops proceed to “storm” the town of Severodonetsk in japanese Ukraine, and they’re “controlling the japanese a part of the town,” Serhiy Hayday, the pinnacle of Luhansk regional army administration stated on Sunday.
Russian forces are additionally “specializing in offensive operations to encompass our troops” in Severodonetsk and neighboring Lysychansk, and to “block the primary logistics routes,” the Normal Workers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine stated in a separate replace on Sunday.
Round 40 kilometers (24 miles) southwest of Severodonetsk, Russia can also be attempting to “lead an offensive within the route of Nyrkove – Mykolaivka,” Hayday stated.
In Severodonetsk’s industrial space: Russia once more attacked the Azot chemical manufacturing facility advanced with “artillery shelling,” Hayday stated, damaging one of many buildings.
Final Tuesday, a Russian air strike hit a tank of nitric acid on the manufacturing facility and on Thursday, troops fired on the advanced and hit an administrative constructing and a warehouse. Hayday stated 800 persons are presently sheltering in a number of Soviet-era bomb shelters beneath the manufacturing facility.
Within the Hirske space: About 30 kilometers (18 miles) south of Severodonetsk, “vital harm” was sustained to 13 buildings.
5 buildings have been additionally broken in Lysychansk, the town subsequent to Severodonetsk.
In Luhansk and Donetsk: Up to now 24 hours, “5 enemy assaults have been repulsed” and Ukrainian troops have destroyed “three tanks, 4 artillery programs, eleven armored fight automobiles and twenty-six automobiles,” Hayday stated. Air protection items additionally shot down a Ka-52 fight helicopter and two Orlan-10 UAVs, he added.