DONETSK, UKRAINE – DECEMBER 30: Soldiers of the 59th Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces fire missiles at Russian positions in the Russian-occupied Donbas region on December 30, 2022 in Donetsk, Ukraine. A large part of Donetsk region has been held by Russian-backed separatists since 2014. Russia has been trying to expand its control here since the February 24 invasion. (Photo by Pierre Crom/Getty Images)
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On New Year’s Day, Ukraine used US-supplied artillery to attack a base in the occupied part of Ukraine, killing dozens of Russian soldiers, Russia’s Defense Ministry said on Monday.
Sixty-three servicemen died when 4 Himars artillery warships attacked a “temporary base,” the Russian Defense Ministry said in a telegram on Monday. Mail. The statement added that two missiles were shot down.
Earlier, a senior Russian-backed official in occupied Donetsk said a “vocational school” in the town of Makhivka had been hit by the US. Himars.
“A significant number of dead and wounded,” Daniel Pesonov said in a telegram Mail Sunday night.
While Ukraine has not claimed responsibility for the attack, its armed forces have released a secret news Sunday night in the Telegram: “Santa bagged the corpses of around 400 Russian soldiers as a result of ‘careless handling of heating devices’, disregard for safety measures and smoking in an unspecified location.”
“About 300 people have injuries of varying severity,” the account added.
NBC News could not verify the claims from either side. Ukrainian officials were not immediately available for comment.
On Sunday, the head of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic, Denis Pushilin, said that several civilian facilities had come under Ukrainian fire on New Year’s Eve. Toss.