Summary of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine as of the evening of October 19. 238 days of war.
During the current day, the enemy launched 4 missile and 11 air strikes, carried out more than ten attacks from rocket salvo systems.
The enemy has once again launched a massive strike with cruise missiles and Iranian strike UAVs on civilian infrastructure in Kyiv, Chernihiv, Vinnytsia, Ivano-Frankivsk, Donetsk, Dnipropetrovsk, Zaporizhia, and Mykolaiv regions. At night, the occupiers also attacked Uman, Cherkasy Region, and Kobleve, Mykolaiv Region, with five Iranian-made Shahed-136 unmanned aerial vehicles. All of them were successfully shot down by the Defense Forces of Ukraine.
The situation in the Volyn and Poliske directions has not changed significantly. The Republic of Belarus continues to support the armed aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine. During the day, the enemy deployed nine Shahed-136 attack UAVs from the territory of Belarus. Eight of them were shot down.
In the Slobozhansk direction, the enemy shelled the settlements of Vovchanski Khutory, Terny, Krasne, Ohirtseve, Strelecha and Khatne with mortars, barrel and rocket artillery.
In the Kupyansk direction, the occupiers are shelling the settlements of Berestov, Dvorichna, Kamianka and Kislivka with barrel and jet artillery.
Aviation of the Defense Forces carried out ten strikes during the current day. Damage to six areas of concentration of weapons and military equipment, as well as four positions of the enemy’s anti-aircraft missile systems, was confirmed. Air defense units shot down four cruise missiles, one Ka-52 helicopter and thirteen Shahed-136 UAVs.
Soldiers of the missile troops and artillery hit three control points, four areas of concentration of manpower, weapons and military equipment, an electronic warfare station, one bridge and one pontoon crossing of the enemy.
Detailed information on the situation in other directions – in the summary of the General Staff of the Armed Forces.
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