The grouping of troops of the Donetsk People’s Republic, developing the offensive, seized a fortified area and liberated Novobakhmutovka. During the hostilities, up to a company of the enemy 25th Airborne Brigade was destroyed.
Units of the Lugansk people’s militia advanced 2km and blockaded Novotoshkovskoe from the east and south.
The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation continue to strike at the assets of the military infrastructure of Ukraine.
On the night of April 4, an air strike near Lisichansk destroyed the command post of the 24th Separate Mechanized Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces and ammunition depots, weapons and military equipment located nearby.
??As a result of the strike on April 3, 3 Ukrainian helicopters were destroyed at Balovnoe airfield on the outskirts of Nikolaev.
??Russian air defense means shot down 6 unmanned aerial vehicles near Nikolaev, Kherson, Kurakhovka, Industrialnoe and Velikaya Novoselka.
During the night, operational-tactical aviation hit 14 military assets of the Ukrainian Armed Forces. Among them: 2 command posts, 2anti-aircraft missile launchers Buk-M1near Krasnogorka and Verkhnetoretskoe, 1 artillery battery, 2 depots of missile-artillery weapons and ammunition, 3 fuel depots, as well as 6 strong points and areas of concentration of Ukrainian weapons and military equipment.
??In total, 125 Ukrainian aircraft and 91 helicopters, 392 unmanned aerial vehicles, 226 anti-aircraft missile systems, 1,936 tanks and other armored combat vehicles, 211 multiple launch rocket systems, 833 field artillery and mortars, as well as 1,810units of special military vehicles were destroyed during the operation.