Update as of 18.00 on 24.07.2023 on the Russian invasion

❗️ The main thing from the report:

➡️ During the day, the enemy launched 1 missile and 58 air strikes, fired more than 26 times from multiple launch rocket systems

➡️ There were 23 combat engagements over the last day.

➡️ In the Bakhmut sector, our defenders successfully repelled enemy attacks in the areas northwest of Orikhovo-Vasylivka, south of Ivanivske and west of Klishchiyivka in the Donetsk region.

➡️ In the Avdiivka sector, under heavy fire from enemy aircraft and artillery, our defenders successfully repelled Russian attacks in the area of Pervomaiske, Donetsk region.

➡️ At the Zaporizhzhia and Kherson directions, the enemy is focusing its main efforts on preventing further advance of our troops.

➡️ At the same time, the Ukrainian Defense Forces continue to conduct offensive operations in the Melitopol and Berdiansk directions, consolidate on the achieved lines, inflict artillery fire on the identified enemy targets, and carry out counter-battery measures.

➡️ Russian invaders continue to loot the temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine. In particular, in the settlement of Myronivsky, Donetsk region, since July 10, the arrival of the occupiers from the "Ahmat" Russian Guard unit has been established, who are forcibly evicting local civilians from their homes and moving into their homes without permission. Also, the above-mentioned representatives of the Russian occupation forces are massively looting, which causes a wave of discontent among civilians.

➡️ At the same time, the Russian occupiers continue to use the civilian medical infrastructure of the temporarily occupied settlements to provide medical care to their wounded soldiers. In the village of Radensk, Kherson region, Russian soldiers have converted the territory of a local kindergarten into a field hospital. Dozens of wounded occupants are being treated there.

🔥 Over the past day, the aviation of the defense forces carried out 8 strikes on areas of concentration of personnel, weapons and military equipment and 4 strikes on enemy anti-aircraft missile systems. During the day, our defenders destroyed 3 enemy attack UAVs of the "Shahed-136" type.

🔥 Missile and artillery units destroyed 4 control points, 3 air defense facilities, 9 artillery pieces at firing positions and 4 occupiers' electronic warfare stations.