Ukrainian forces have repulsed seven enemy attacks and destroyed a significant number of military equipment in the area of the Joint Forces Operation in eastern Ukraine in the last 24 hours.
The Joint Forces Task Force said this in a Facebook post, Ukrinform reports.
"Along the entire line of defense, the enemy uses combat aircraft, multiple rocket launchers, large-caliber artillery, tanks, mortars of various systems, launching missile and bomb strikes on civilian infrastructure, peaceful residential areas," the statement said.
It added that Ukrainian defenders repelled seven enemy attacks on June 8, with fighting taking place at one location.
In the past 24 hours, Ukrainian soldiers destroyed three tanks, two armored combat vehicles, and four motor vehicles.
Air defense units shot down six Orlan-10 unmanned aerial vehicles in the skies of the Ukrainian Donbas.
On June 8, the occupiers fired on about 20 settlements in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions, destroying and damaging 28 civilian facilities. Four civilians were killed and six injured by enemy shelling.
Photo: General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces