"Over the past day, Aug. 6, the situation in the JFO zone remained completely under control. The enemy fired upon the positions of our troops 30 times using heavy weapons in four cases. In their attacks, the Russian occupation troops used grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms, as well as armament of infantry fighting vehicles at certain sections of the forefront: defenders of Krymske, Luhanske, Novoluhanske, Pivdenne, Novhorodske, Marinka, Avdiivka, Krasnohorivka, Chermalyk, Hnutove, Lebedynske, Pavlopil, Vodiane and Shyrokyne came under fire. In the meantime, the enemy bombarded our positions near Novoluhanske and Lebedynske with 82-mm mortars while the defenders of Avdiivka came under strikes with 120- and 82-mm mortars. The invaders also shelled our troops deployed on the outskirts of Hnutove with 120-mm mortars," the situation report reads.
Three Ukrainian servicemen were wounded in action over the past 24-hour period.
"Today, Aug. 7, the Russian militants fired upon the strongholds of the Ukrainian military on the outskirts of Krymske, Malynove, Novozvanivka, Troitske, Lebedynske and Shyrokyne. No heavy weapons were used by the enemy today," the statement reads.
Intelligence sources indicate one invader eliminated and another four wounded in backfire yesterday.