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ATO HQ report: three Ukrainian servicemen wounded in action in Donbas

Russian proxies increased shelling on positions of Ukrainian military in the area of the Antiterrorist Operation in Donbas. The occupants released 400 mortar shells, 34 artillery shells in Donetsk region on Tuesday
ATO HQ report: three Ukrainian servicemen wounded in action in Donbas

On August 2, three Ukrainian servicemen were wounded in action, one – got concussion, according to the spokesman of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine for ATO issues Colonel Andriy Lysenko at the briefing in the Information Center of the Ukraine’s National Security Service, Joinfo.ua reports.

In the Donetsk sector of the ATO area, invaders are conducting continued massive and extremely powerful attacks on Ukrainian positions with heavy weapons – mortars and howitzers. Most of shelling were targeting the Avdiyivka industrial zone, where attacks lasted almost all day long. The enemy large caliber artillery also hit Zaitseve and Pisky villages. It must be noted that shelling was conducted from a distance and from residential areas Horlivka and Donetsk respectively.

The enemy shelling damaged two households in Pivnichne village of Toretske town council.

Also, Russian proxies made massive attacks on Ukrainian positions on the Svitlodarsk arc and around the perimeter of the Donetsk airport.

In total, occupants released 400 mortar shells, 34 artillery shells. Given the very difficult situation in other areas, it is a record for the past few months.

In the Mariupol sector, it was restless on two front sections: Krasnohorivka – Mar’inka and Hnutove – Shyrokyne. The enemy fired there during the day and at night. It was particularly intense in the morning, when militants were actively using heavy weapons – mortars and a tank.

From 8 to 14 hours it was quiet at the contact line in the sector. However, shelling intensified again later and continued until late evening.

The enemy made the most blatant armed provocations in Mar’inka, so that Ukrainian troops had to open fire in response more than 10 times in order to stop the aggressive enemy fire.

In total, there were 26 enemy attacks in the Mariupol sector, including 7 – with heavy weapons.

In the Luhansk sector of the Antiterrorist Operation area, the Russian-terrorist forces fired in the villages of Luhanske, Krymske, Zolote, Popasna. They also made several powerful mortar shelling on positions of the Ukrainian army in the night time. Militants released nearly 100 mortar shells near Krymske and Popasna.

In total, occupants made 15 attacks in the Luhansk sector, including 6 – with heavy weapons.

Ukrainian military recorded 2 flights of enemy UAVs in Donetsk region.