MOSCOW, June 4. /TASS/. Russian aircraft and artillery troops hit 96 artillery units of the Ukrainian armed forces in firing positions in the past 24 hours, Defense Ministry Spokesman Lieutenant-General Igor Konashenkov told a briefing on Sunday.
"Operational-tactical and army aviation, missile and artillery troops of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation hit 96 artillery units of the Ukrainian army in firing positions, as well as troops and military hardware in 73 areas in the past 24 hours," Konashenkov said.
In addition, Russian troops destroyed ammunition depots of two Ukrainian brigades in the Zaporozhye Region, he went on to say. "Ammunition depots of the 11th Artillery Brigade and the 65th Mechanized Brigade of the Ukrainian army were destroyed in the area of Temirovka and Preobrazhenka settlements in the Zaporozhye Region," Konashenkov said.