During the night the situation in ATO zone got much worse. Russian-terrorists troops were shelling Ukrainian positions near Donetsk starting from 6 pm till midnight non-stop. In total in the last 24 hours illegal armed groups broke cease-fire agreement 106 times. 78 times of Minks Agreements violations were registered near Donetsk. After midnight on August 7 terrorists continued their attacks in Donetsk Region.
At about 8 pm yesterday terrorists shelled Avdiivka twice using 122 mm artillery. Starting from 10 pm the enemy attacked ATO forces positions in Opytne 4 times using tanks and 3 times shelled at Avdiivka. From 6 pm till midnight the enemy shelled Ukrainian fortifications in Pisky 7 times using 120 mm mortars and at about 11 pm they shelled Pisky using 122 mm artillery.
From 7:25 pm till 9 pm there was a fight between Ukrainian forces and the enemy near Krasnohorivka village. A group of terrorists, about 20 men, were trying to storm Ukrainian fortification using automatic weapon and 120 mm mortars. The enemy retreated as a result of the fight.
In Artyomovsk direction, at night positions of ATO forces in Sanzharivka and Zolote were shelled by 120 mm mortars.
From 10:05 pm till 10:25 pm the enemy violated Minsk Agreements and shelled Troitske village using MRLS BM-21 “Grad”.
It was relatively quiet near Mariupol. During the night terrorists used automatic weapon twice near Chermalyk trying to provoke Ukrainian soldiers.
Reported by ATO Press Center at www.facebook.com/ato.news