The invaders were defeated using mortars and MK-19 grenade launchers.
Ukraine’s General Staff earlier reported Russian unsuccessful assault operations near Synkivka and Ivanivka in Kharkiv Oblast, and Stelmakhivka and Nadiya in Luhansk Oblast.
Ukrainian defenders successfully repulsed seven attacks in the Kupyansk sector and countered enemy aviation-supported assault operations near the Serebryansky forest in Luhansk Oblast in the Lyman sector.
198 invading Russians were killed, with eight tanks and four armored vehicles destroyed, in the battle near Kupyansk-Lyman.
Russian shelling in the sector has seen a significant increase — during the day, 808 were recorded, Ground Forces Command spokesperson, Volodymyr Fityo, reported.
There were also 13 enemy assaults and 12 airstrikes, employing fire support helicopters, attack and bomber aircraft, and12 kamikaze drones.
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