The Ukrainian military repelled enemy attacks in the area of five settlements in the east. At the same time, more than 20 settlements were affected by the strikes of the Russian occupiers. This is reported by the General Staff of the Armed Forces.
During October 3, the Russians carried out 2 missile and 7 air strikes, carried out more than 35 attacks from MSDS.
More than 20 settlements were affected by enemy strikes. Among them are Dnipro, Zaporizhzhya, Bakhmut, Spirne, Maryinka, Soledar, Belogorivka, Blagodativka and Zaliznychne.
There are no significant changes on the Volyn and Polissky directions.
In other directions, the occupiers fired from tanks and artillery systems of various types:
in the Siversky direction - in the area of the settlement of Velika Pisarivka, Sumy region;
in the Kramatorsk direction - in the areas of Bilogorivka, Druzhelyubivka, Dvorichna, Rozdolivka and Yampil settlements;
in the Bakhmut direction - in the areas of Soledar, Bakhmutske, Bakhmut, Mayorsk and Vesele settlements;
in the Avdiiv direction - Pervomaiske, Avdiivka, Krasnohorivka, Maryinka and Vodyane.
Areas of more than 30 settlements along the contact line were shelled by tanks, mortars, and barrel artillery in the Novopavlovsk and Zaporizhzhya directions. In particular, Vugledar, Mykilske, Vremivka, Gulyaipole, Gulyaipilske and Zaliznychne.
More than 25 settlements along the contact line were shelled in the South Buzka direction.
The General Staff also confirmed the fire defeat of the invaders in the previous days. Thus, up to 20 units of military equipment were destroyed in the Kyrylivka district of the Donetsk region, and up to 8 enemy combat helicopters suffered significant damage.
Units of the Defense Forces of Ukraine repelled enemy attacks in the areas of Mayorsk, New York, Zaytseve, Nevelske and Peremoha.
Aviation of the Defense Forces made 19 strikes. The defeat of two strongholds, 14 places of concentration of weapons and military equipment, as well as three anti-aircraft missile systems of the Russians was confirmed. In addition, our air defense units shot down a Ka-52 helicopter and a Su-25 attack aircraft of the occupiers.
Missile troops and artillery hit four control points, seventeen areas of concentration of manpower, weapons and military equipment, two warehouses with ammunition and material and technical means, two air defense facilities, as well as ten other important objects of the invaders during the day.