Ukraine’s self-defense forces foiled the enemy’s plans and repulsed all Russian attacks in Avdiivka, Donetsk region. Soldiers of the Special Operations Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed eight units of heavy equipment and dozens of invaders in one day.
About this on Thursday, October 12, are reported MDR on Telegram
According to the message, thanks to successful ambushes, drone strikes and raids, the 3rd SSO Brigade destroyed five enemy tanks, one BMP, one armored personnel carrier and one Tiger armored car on the last day. Enemy losses per day equaled dozens of invaders.
Ukrainian defenders also showed video of strikes on Russian equipment.
On October 10, Russian troops launched an intensive offensive near Avdiyivka – they shelled Ukrainian military positions and civilian infrastructure. Boden Grodevich, chief of staff of the Azov brigade, spoke of heavy fighting north of the city.
On October 12, President Volodymyr Zelensky confirmed fighting near Avdiivka and announced that security forces held the city. Vitaly Barabash, head of the city’s military administration, reported that the enemy was attacking residential high-rises and not stopping the assault positions around the city.
Oleksandr Shtubun, a spokesman for the United Press Center of the Defense Forces of the Tavria region, emphasized that the Russians were trying to gain at least some kind of identity by attacking Avdiivka. «victory” and turn the tide of hostility.