"Like in previous days, the key resistance was recorded near Donetsk. At about 7 p.m. mercenaries fired twice at Avdiivka using 120-mm mortars. From 10:10 p.m. to midnight they delivered mortar fire at the city areas with no ATO forces. Also, at about 11 p.m. terrorists fired tanks three times at our strongholds in Pisky. Vodiane was sprayed from 152-mm mortars at 8 p.m. At 10:30 p.m. mercenaries struck Pervomaiske from 122-mm artillery and tanks. Moreover, at 11:20 p.m. the enemy fired 120-mm mortars at civilian homes in Opytne. The enemy artillery sprayed Sanzharivka in the Artemivsk direction. In the area of Mariupol occupants shelled Starohnativka from mortars and 152-mm artillery.
In general, during the past day, Aug. 3, illegal armed units violated cease-fire 109 times. After midnight, Aug. 4, militants concentrated fire in the Donetsk region shelling Opytne, Vodiane, Avdiivka, Marinka. And around 1 a.m. our troops engaged in a fight with an enemy sabotage and reconnaissance group near the village of Leninske. Due to skillful actions of our fighters the mercenaries retreated," the report reads.