Amidst the news about important statements on Kherson, the Armed Forces of Ukraine resumed their offensive tonight.
On the network confirmations have appeared of undermining bridges on the troops withdrawal routes: Russian engineers destroy communications in order to slow down the advance of the enemy.
🔻Unconfirmed reports are received from the Nikolayev sector about the withdrawal of Russian units from Ternovy Pod, Pravdino and Aleksandrovka.
🔻On the Snigirevka sector in the morning, the formation of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, with the support of artillery and army aviation, resumed the assault on the village, transferring additional reserves.
▪️Servicemen of the 205th brigade of the RF Armed Forces are holding positions in Snigirevka. During the battles for the city, Russian soldiers destroyed more than a dozen armored combat vehicles, and the Russian Airborne Forces MANPADS shot down a Mi-8 helicopter, which evacuated the wounded to Nikolaev.
🔻At 6:00 a.m. on November 9, the consolidated assault groups of the 60th Infantry Brigade, 128th Separate Mountain Assault Brigade, reinforced by armored vehicles of the 17th Tank Brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, resumed their offensive at the Polyanka-Dudchany line.
▪️The Self-Propelled Artillery Battery of the 60th Infantry Brigade provides fire support to the AFU strike group from the position to north of the Dudchany village.
▪️The Armed Forces of Ukraine gained a stronghold to southwest of the village, however, minefields and counterattacks of the RF Armed Forces did not allow to succeed. One of the companies of the 17th brigade refused to go into battle. Now Ukrainian sappers are demining the area.
▪️To the north of Dudchany, the formation of the second echelon of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, led by the 9th consolidated battalion of the territorial defense, and the creation of fortifications are underway.