Russian MoD unveils tally of 70th day of war in Ukraine
Russian Defense Ministry Spokesperson Igor Konashenkov says Russian forces targeted 40 military facilities in Ukraine including a pontoon bridge and four ammunition depots.
Russian Defense Ministry Spokesperson Igor Konashenkov announced Wednesday that Russian fighter jets bombed 40 military targets in Ukraine.
During a press briefing, Konashenkov said the operational-tactical aviation of the Russian Aerospace Forces targeted 40 military facilities in Ukraine on Tuesday evening, noting that among the damaged facilities were a pontoon bridge and four ammunition depots, in addition to missile weapons and artillery, as well as 34 Ukrainian troop concentration and military equipment areas.
The Russian Aerospace Forces also destroyed the installation of the Tochka-U complex and 3 S-300 SAM locators.
Konashenkov added that 6 electrical substations were targeted in the areas of railway stations through which arms manufactured by the US and European countries were delivered.
He said, "The missile troops destroyed two Ukrainian command posts, a battery of BM-21 ‘Grad’ multiple launch rocket systems, a battery of 2S1 ‘Gvozdika’ self-propelled artillery guns, a battery of D-30 howitzers and also four areas of the amassment of manpower and military equipment."
The Russian Spokesperson confirmed that the Russian air defense shot down nine Ukrainian drones, adding that the artillery troops eliminated 16 command posts, two fuel depots, and 476 strongholds of Ukrainian nationalist forces.
"They eliminated up to 310 personnel and 53 items of military hardware," he said.