19 ambulances with sirens on seen on road from Ukraine’s Yavoriv military centre, says witness
19 ambulances with sirens blaring were seen driving from the direction of Ukraine’s Yavoriv military base near the Polish border on Friday, a Reuters witness said, after local officials said the facility was hit by a Russian air strike.
A further seven ambulances were seen driving towards the facility after what appeared to be the westernmost attack of the war.
Russian forces attempt to surround Ukrainian forces in east
Russian forces are attempting to surround Ukrainian forces in the east of the country as they advance from the direction of Kharkiv in the north and Mariupol in the south, Britain’s defence ministry said on Sunday.
“Russian forces advancing from Crimea are attempting to circumvent Mykolaiv as they look to drive west towards Odesa,” the ministry said in an intelligence update posted on Twitter.
Russia has destroyed 3,687 Ukrainian military facilities
Russian troops have destroyed 3,687 Ukrainian military infrastructure facilities so far, Russian Defence Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov was quoted by Russian news agencies as saying on Sunday.
It was not possible to independently verify his statement.