Defence Ministry: the AFU lost up to 395 military personnel in Avdiivka direction over the day

Ukrainian troops have lost up to 395 military personnel in the Avdiivka direction in the special operation zone over the day.

The Ministry’s summary says that in this direction the units of the Centre group of forces inflicted a fire defeat on the AFU and improved the position on the front line.

At the same time, the Ukrainian army lost up to 395 servicemen, four armoured combat vehicles, 16 vehicles, an Akatsiya self-propelled artillery unit and an MT-12 Rapira anti-tank gun.

According to Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu, the Russian Armed Forces have destroyed four US-made Abrams tanks and five German-made Leopard tanks since the beginning of the year.