The artillery of the Russian Federation was able to destroy the Gvozdika self-propelled howitzer at night near Kherson and the 120-mm mortar fired by the Ukrainian Armed Forces (AFU) at settlements on the left bank of the Dnieper in the Kherson region. . It has been reported DEA News citing a source familiar with the situation.
“In the area of the village of Goncharnoye, a 2C1 Gvozdika howitzer with ammunition and crew was destroyed. Casualties: 5 Ukrainian soldiers died,” the source said.
In addition, the source noted that artillery fire in the Kamyshany area yesterday also “destroyed a 120 mm mortar with ammunition and crew.” As a result, six soldiers of the Ukrainian Armed Forces were killed and two more were wounded.
Earlier it was reported that Russian artillery. applied A strike on the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the village of Veletenskoe, near Kherson, on the night of March 18.
Currently, a special operation of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation is underway in Ukraine. On February 24, 2022, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the launch. According to him, the purpose of military action is to demilitarize the neighboring country and to navy the authorities.
The decision to run the operation became the justification for new sanctions against Russia by the United States and its allies.
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