"From 6 p.m. till midnight along the entire demarcation line the pro-Russian gangs shelled the Ukrainian army positions 40 times," the report reads.
According to the headquarters, at 10 p.m. in the area of Luhanske the Ukrainian soldiers discovered a sabotage and reconnaissance group of militants: "With only small arms, our soldiers forced saboteurs to retreat."
"Violating the Minsk agreements, the militants used 120-mm mortars to shell the ATO forces positions near Novohryhorivka in the Mariupol direction. The village of Pisky was shelled three times (at 8:46 p.m., 9 p.m. and 10:50 p.m.)," the headquarters reports.
Pro-Russian gangs also delivered fire from small arms and 82-mm mortars at the ATO forces positions near Shchastia, Troitske, Avdiivka, Novhorodske, Marinka, Luhanske, Lozove, Kirove, Svitlodarske, Maiorsk.
At 6 a.m., July 8, the illegal armed units fired small arms at our positions near the villages of Stanytsia Luhanska, Opytne, Marinka, Pisky.
The situation in the ATO area is under control of the Ukrainian military.