The situation worsened in Severodonetsk: the counteroffensive of the Armed Forces of Ukraine was suspended/Collage of Channel 24
Ukrainian counteroffensive in Severodonetsk has stopped. The defenders focused on holding positions in the industrial zone.
The Armed Forces of Ukraine still control the industrial zone of the city
This was announced by the head of the Luhansk OVA Serhiy Gaidai on the air of the telethon, Channel 24 reports.
The situation remains stubbornly difficult. Fights are dynamic. Our defenders managed to make a counteroffensive for a while, they liberated almost half of the city, but now the situation for us has worsened again. However, those positions that were in the industrial zone, they remain there, – said Gaidai.
The shelling of the Luhansk region does not stop
According to him, shelling of both Severodonetsk and Lysychansk has become more frequent.< /p>
Happiness is 90% destroyed, Popasnaya is also 80% destroyed. Rubizhne has been destroyed, now Severodonetsk is being destroyed and Lisichansk is being destroyed at the same time. The Russians are destroying the Luhansk region. After the Russians – only ruins and scorched earth, – said the head of the OVA.
Gaidai also noted that the route connecting Severodonetsk and Lysichansk with the Donetsk region is not controlled by the Russians, but they are steadily shooting through it – the enemy still a lot of equipment and soldiers.
They have a huge amount of equipment and people. They pulled up just a huge amount of reserves. Whether they will succeed in this operation and whether they will be able to control this route, time will tell,” Gaidai added.
At the same time, the American Institute for the Study of War in the morning report noted that the fact that the Armed Forces of Ukraine are conducting successful counterattacks in Severodonetsk indicates a decrease in the combat strength of the Russians.
Pay attention! The General Staff also confirmed today that the situation in the Severodonetsk direction is difficult. The enemy fired at the Ukrainian troops with mortars and artillery systems of various types. As a result of the shelling, civilian infrastructure in the areas of the settlements of Metelkino, Borovskoye, Ustinovka, Toshkovka and others was also damaged.
The invaders continue to storm Severodonetsk, but the Armed Forces of Ukraine cleared half of the city from the invaders.
Yesterday the situation in Severodonetsk was the best for the Armed Forces
As you know, over the past 48 hours, the Ukrainian military has driven out the Russian army on the outskirts of Severodonetsk and continues the counteroffensive.
Sergei Gaidai noticed that the city was literally divided in half – the enemy the army controls only the eastern quarters of the city.