Fierce fighting continues in the Donetsk region and the situation in Bagmut remains “difficult”.
Fierce fighting continues around Bagmut, in Ukraine’s Donetsk region, as Russian forces continue their offensive towards the key eastern city, Ukraine’s military said on Tuesday.
In the past 24 hours, Russian forces have shelled several towns and cities in the Donetsk, Luhansk, Kharkiv, Kherson and Zaporizhia regions, the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reported. state border, resulting in civilian casualties and destruction of private property.”
In the past 24 hours, the Ukrainian Armed Forces have repelled attacks near Bagmut, Avdiyvka, Wuhleder and other towns in the region, where the situation remains “difficult,” according to Ukrainian Armed Forces General Staff and regional officials.
Chaotic isolated attacks continued throughout the night along the security line around the town of Avdivka, the regional military administration said on Tuesday.
Shelling was also reported in other towns and communities in the region, causing damage to residential buildings. According to the regional military administration, three civilians have been injured in the region in the last 24 hours.
The situation in Luhansk region remains “difficult,” the Luhansk regional military administration said on Tuesday.
Earlier in the day, Ukrainian forces repelled Russian offensives in the Novoselivsk and Bilohoryvka regions, regional officials said.
In the city of Luhansk, the Ukrainian military said Russian forces were using the maternity wards of two hospitals to treat wounded soldiers.
“The enemy continues to suffer heavy losses and has started using additional civilian medical facilities to accommodate wounded Russian invaders,” the Ukrainian Armed Forces General Staff said.
“Because the enemy is using two maternity hospitals to care for wounded Russians in the city, deliveries can only be made at the Luhansk Regional Perinatal Center, which creates severe lack of space and risks and unfavorable conditions for childbirth,” he said.
A 62-year-old civilian was killed in the city of Vovsansk as a result of shelling, the military administration of the Kharkiv region said on Tuesday. An 83-year-old woman was the only one injured. According to regional authorities, his condition is stable.
A police building, apartment buildings and warehouses were damaged in the shelling.
In Kubyansk, the regional building of Ukrainian Railways and private houses were damaged, according to regional authorities.