Ukraine Strikes Russian Forces in Donbas in Deadliest Attack in Months – WSJ

Wall Street Journal – By Isabel Coles Follow and Evan Gershkovich Follow Updated Jan. 2, 2023 at 3:26 pm ET

KYIV, Ukraine—A Ukrainian strike killed dozens of newly mobilized soldiers in Russian-held eastern territory, marking the deadliest known assault in months and pressuring Moscow’s military leadership, while Kyiv said it shot down at least 39 drones during another wave of attacks on the capital.

Russia’s Defense Ministry said Monday that Ukrainian forces used a U.S.-supplied Himars rocket system to destroy a facility used as a base for mobilized troops in the city of Makiivka, in the Donbas area of eastern Ukraine. In a statement carried by Russian state news agencies, the ministry said 63 troops had died in the blast after four Himars rockets carrying high-explosive warheads struck the facility.

https://www.wsj.com/articles/ukraine-strikes-russian-forces-in-donbas-as-kyiv-repels-more-drone-swarms-11672665144

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