Militants continue to bombard the Ukrainian military, but without loss. Chronicle of the ATO
For Saturday, July 8, in the area of ATO in the Donbas the militants fired 11 times at the positions of Ukrainian military. There were no losses.
“Russian-terrorist hybrid gangs in the East of Ukraine continue to violate the terms of the armistice. The operational situation in the ATO area remains tense. Today controlled by the Russian government, illegal armed groups 11 times fired at divisions of armed forces of Ukraine. Twice the invaders have used mortars,” – said the press center of staff ATO.
Coastal areas. On this front today there were 5 armed provocations. Four of these fire fighters, using weapons, infantry fighting vehicles, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms, carried out on positions of ATO forces in the area of Shirokino. In addition, the night from 120-mm mortars fired at the Ukrainian defensive fortifications on the outskirts of Marinka.
Donetsk direction. On this plot line clashes, the militants opened fire on strong points of ATO forces near the Zaytsevy, Sands, and twice, in the suburb of Avdeevka. Used almost the entire available range of infantry weapons and heavy machine guns and infantry fighting vehicles.
Lugansk direction. On this segment of the front fighters fired in the area Bakhmutskaya track. In particular, around noon, they were beaten by the Ukrainian military near the village of Crimea from the automatic easel grenade launchers and mortars caliber 82 mm