Russian forces target 49 Ukrainian military centers, down a helicopter in Kharkov

Moscow, SANA-The Russian Ministry of Defense announced that the Russian forces targeted 62 Ukrainian command centers, 407 sites for personnel and military equipment, 47 artillery positions and 3 warehouses, with rocket and artillery shells.

“Russian forces managed to destroy the Ukrainian electronic intelligence center, including 11 combat crew members and 15 foreign specialists who arrived with the guards in the Nikolaev region near Dnepropetrovsk,” the ministry’s spokesman, Major General Igor Konashenkov said in a briefing this morning.

Konashenkov added that the Russian missiles targeted 48 sites for personnel and military equipment, two artillery batteries and an ammunition depot near Nikolaevka and Berestovoy in the Donetsk People’s Republic.

Konashenkov said that Russian aviation bombed 49 sites for personnel and military equipment, and 350 Ukrainian extremist nationalists were eliminated and 96 units of weapons and equipment were disabled.

The Russian air defense shot down a Ukrainian Mi-24 helicopter over Gusarovka in the Kharkov region, and a Ukrainian military transport plane carrying ammunition and weapons near the Odessa region.

Manar Salameh / Ruaa al-Jazaeri

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