Summary of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine as of the evening of December 16. 296 days of war.
In the morning, the enemy launched a massive rocket attack on the civil infrastructure of our country. According to updated data, the Russian invaders fired 70 cruise missiles and 4 guided air missiles, 60 cruise missiles were shot down by our air defense forces. As a result of the strikes, several energy infrastructure facilities and residential buildings were hit in the Zhytomyr, Kyiv, Kharkiv, Dnipropetrovsk, and Zaporizhia regions.
In the Slobozhansk direction, the enemy launched mortar and artillery attacks in the areas of the settlements of Strelecha, Staritsa, Ambarne, Vilkhuvatka, Dvorichna and Krasne in Kharkiv Oblast.
In the Kupyansk direction, the areas of Sinkivka, Orlyanka, Tabaivka, Berestov and Vyshneve settlements of Kharkiv region and Volodymyrivka and Stelmakhivka – Luhansk region were hit by shelling from tanks, mortars, barrel and jet artillery.
Units of missile troops and artillery of the Defense Forces of Ukraine during the current day hit 3 areas of concentration of personnel, a control post and an ammunition warehouse of the occupiers.
Detailed information on the situation in other directions – in the summary of the General Staff of the Armed Forces.
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