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Bakhmut .. 3 square kilometers remained in the hands of Ukrainian forces

In detail, the commander of Wagner’s forces revealed that his forces are gradually advancing in the city of Bakhmut and only a few remain in the hands of Ukrainian forces.

Prigozhin said all that remains in the hands of Ukrainian forces in the town, which has been in heavy fighting for 8 months, is 3 square kilometers, or 2.98 square kilometers to be exact.

On Friday and Saturday, Wagner’s forces took control of the areas of the Industrial College, the College of Nursing and the garages or military camps, as they launched attacks on the last place in which the Ukrainian forces were sheltering and destroying the high-rise residential towers in the city.

According to maps released by activists, Wagnerian forces now control more than 92% of the city, while Ukrainian forces control less than 8%.

And last Wednesday, the adviser to the local official in Donetsk, Jan Gagin, announced that Russian forces control about 90% of the town of Bakhmut.

In an interview with Russia 24, Gagin said: “In any case, Artyomovsk will be controlled, it’s only a matter of time. At the moment, we are on the verge of controlling about 90% of the territory of the city itself. All the roads are now under the control of our artillery fire.” .

Chemical targeting?

In another development, the Wagner Forces Telegram channel posted videos of the elimination of a group of Ukrainian forces in Bakhmut, which attempted to place containers with an unknown chemical substance.

“In West Bakhmut (Artyomovsk), enemy specialists in full chemical protection uniforms and gas masks attempted to place containers with unknown chemicals in front of the front line… This group was completely eliminated,” said he wrote on his Telegram channel.

The Russian Defense Ministry reported the destruction of 14 Ukrainian marches in Kharkiv, Donetsk and Luhansk, the downing of a Ukrainian Mi-8 helicopter in Luhansk and the liquidation of more than 825 soldiers and mercenaries on all axes.

Ukrainian bombing deaths

On the other hand, the governor of the Russian region of Bryansk, Alexander Bogomaz, announced that a Ukrainian attack had killed at least two civilians and completely destroyed a residential building.

On Saturday/Sunday night, Ukrainian forces shelled the town of Gorlovka, firing 3 152mm shells at it.

Ukrainian forces have also shelled the city of Donetsk and its surroundings 48 times in the past two days, firing 237 shells and missiles.

Details of targeting oil depots in Sevastopol

Yesterday, Saturday, a huge fire at fuel depots in the port of Sevastopol, Crimea was brought under control, and the reason behind it is believed to have been an attack by Ukrainian drones.

Sevastopol Mayor Mikhail Razvogaev explained that only one march managed to reach the city’s oil depot, adding that a second march was shot down with small arms.

He added that the wreckage of the second step was found near the reservoir.

According to data from yesterday Saturday, the area of ​​​​the fire, in the oil depots of Sevastopol, was about 1,000 square meters.

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