Ukrainian officials say troops have been able to repulse Russian attacks on the eastern town of Bakhmut.
Ukraine says it repelled 47 attacks on eastern front
Ukrainian troops have defeated several simultaneous Russian attacks on different sections of the eastern front, the Ukrainian military says.
The sections near Kupiansk, Limansk, Bakhmut, Avdiivka and Mariinsk were subjected to attacks, the general staff in Kyiv announced in its situation report.
“A total of 47 attacks by the enemy were repelled.”
Once again, the eastern Ukrainian town of Bakhmut, which has been heavily contested for months, was at the centre of the action.