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Artillery and missile units carry out about 130 fire missions in southern Ukraine

Artillery and missile units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine carried out about 130 firing missions in the southern direction.

The relevant statement was made by the Southern Operational Command on Facebookreports a correspondent of Ukrinform.

“Last night, Defense Force artillery and missile units launched strikes on enemy positions and clusters. About 130 fire missions were carried out. Enemy casualties are yet to be verified,” indicates the report.

In the direction of Southern Bug, the situation remains tense and difficult but “regularly controlled” by the Ukrainian defense forces.

Russian troops continue to carry out defensive actions and attempt to hold the borders occupied.

On the night of October 23, 2022, the Russian invaders used aircraft, multiple rocket launchers, cannon artillery and mortars to open fire on Ukrainian positions anywhere along the line of contact. Districts such as Mykolaiv, Bashtanka and Beryslav came under enemy fire.

Enemy spy drones were detected on the border of the Kherson region and the Mykolaiv region.

Last night, Russian troops massively attacked southern Ukraine with Shahed-136 suicide drones. Ukrainian forces shot down 14 over the Mykolaiv region and one over the Nikopol district of the Dnipropetrovsk region.

Three enemy drones damaged critical infrastructure in the Mykolaiv district.

In the Dnipropetrovsk region, the Russian invaders used the MLRS Uragan and 152 mm artillery pieces to open fire on the Marhanets community of the Nikopol district. No civilian casualties were reported. The extent of the destruction remains to be verified.

On the morning of October 23, 2022, Russian troops attacked the city of Nikopol with the MLRS Uragan. Six civilians were injured. Residential houses, a kindergarten and several private businesses were badly damaged.

The Russian naval group in the Black Sea consists of 10 warships and boats, including two large landing craft. Three Kalibr-type cruise missile carriers remain combat ready with a total volley of 24 missiles.