Militants in the area ATO injured two Ukrainian military

The militants over the past day, 27 times opened fire at the defensive fortifications of the armed forces of Ukraine. In particular, it recorded 6 attacks with the use of enemy mortars, said the headquarters of ATO.

Coastal areas. Terrorists fired on positions of the APU on the outskirts of Marinka. They also fired in the area of Shirokino, Bogdanovka, Gnutovo, Pavlopol and Novotroitsk. They used small arms, heavy machine guns, rocket-propelled grenades of various modifications, weapons, infantry fighting vehicles and anti-aircraft guns.

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The direction of Donetsk. The most difficult situation was in the suburb of Avdeevka. The militants there almost did not stop shelling in the morning and at dusk. They mostly used infantry weapons, and in the evening struck the military in the town with mortars of calibers of 120 and 82 mm. in addition, the violation by fighters of a ceasefire regime in this area were last recorded in the district of Sands and Zaytsevy where they used infantry fighting vehicles, grenade launchers and small arms of different calibers.

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Lugansk direction. The most tense situation was in the area of the bakhmutka road, where militants from mortars of calibers of 120 mm and 82 mm, rocket-propelled grenades and small arms repeatedly fired at the Ukrainian military near the settlement Crimean. On the same direction fighters from mortars and antitank grenade launchers made in the evening heavy shelling strongholds near Trinity. In addition, under the fire from heavy machine guns were defensive fortifications near the Village of Lugansk.

During the fighting, two Ukrainian soldiers received gunshot wounds. Their health doctors described as satisfactory.

July 8, the defense Ministry reported that close to granite DRG militants tried to break into the APU. The attack was repulsed.