Ukraine destroys 25 more Russian drones latest combat losses update reveals

Ukraine destroys 25 more Russian drones latest combat losses update reveals. Image: Ukraine MoD/Facebook

ON Thursday, October 20, Ukraine’s Ministry of Defence published updated figures of combat losses inflicted on Russian armed forces since the beginning of the war, including the destruction of more drones (UAVs).

Another 25 Russian drones were destroyed by Ukrainian forces on Wednesday, October 19, according to Ukraine’s military update on Russia’s combat losses since February 24.

Around 370 more soldiers from Russia were killed by Ukrainian forces, which saw the number of Russian soldiers that have lost their lives fighting in the conflict rise to around 66,650, according to Ukraine’s MoD.

Thirteen more Russian tanks were destroyed as well as 20 more Russian Armoured Personnel Carriers (APCs).

The other significant increase in figures is the loss of nine Russian artillery systems which takes the number destroyed by the Ukrainian army to 1646.

One more Russian helicopter was also destroyed, taking the total losses by Russia to 243.

The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine revealed that Putin’s army had suffered the greatest losses on Wednesday, October 19 in the Bahmut and Avdiivka directions.

A detailed breakdown of the 239th day of the war shows that the loss of the 13 Russian tanks now means Ukraine has destroyed 2567, while the destruction of 20 more APCs now means that Putin’s army has now lost 5255 in total.

The destruction of another 25 Russian drones takes the number destroyed by Ukraine to 1311 in total.

Russian also had six cruise missiles destroyed in Ukraine, meaning they have now lost 329.


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