Terrorists violated cease-fire 81 times, as fight ocurred near Verkhniotoretske, - АТО press center

Last night, from 6 p.m. until midnight the intensity of firing at the Ukrainian army positions somewhat reduced.

This is reported by Censor.NET citing the АТО press center.

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"At the same time, there are ongoing enemy attacks in areas near Donetsk. After 8 p.m. sabotage and reconnaissance groups tried to breach our defenses twice near Verkhniotoretske. After a 30-minute clash the mercenaries retreated yet again convinced of professionalism of Ukrainian fighters. Also, last night, from 8:40 p.m. terrorists committed three tank attacks at our strong point near Opytne. Moreover, at about 9 p.m. the village of Vodiane was sprayed from 120-mm mortars.

"At about 9 p.m. militants used 122-mm and 152-mm artillery to shell the Avdiivka residential area from Donetsk. For the past day, the enemy stepped up its aerial reconnaissance in the Luhansk region. From 7 p.m. till midnight eight drone flights were recorded.

"In general, during the day Aug. 4, mercenaries violated cease-fire 81 times. The enemy used artillery five times, mortars - 25 times, small arms and grenade launchers - 56 times, tanks - five times," the report reads.

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Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n346485