"The illegal armed groups kept shelling the positions of the Ukrainian troops in the ATO area from 6 p.m. to midnight yesterday. The fiercest attacks have traditionally been committed in the Donetsk vicinity. The invaders used 120-mm mortars thrice and 152-mm artillery twice on our positions in Avdiivka from 10 p.m. to midnight. The terrorists also shelled Verkhniotoretske thrice at about 8 p.m. and committed strikes from 152-mm artillery on Vodiane at about 10 p.m.," the statement reads.
It was also reported that the militants used BM-21 Grad multiple rocket launchers against the ATO forces' positions in Troitske village at the Artemivsk direction at 10:15 p.m.
"The criminals were shelling Stanytsia Luhanska in the Luhansk region from 120-mm mortars and grenade launchers from 10 p.m. Aug. 10 to 2 a.m. Aug. 11. The enemy impacted the village of Starohnativka near Mariupol from 120-mm mortars and 152-mm artillery at about 9 p.m.," the HQ reported.
The ATO press center noted that the enemy violated the cease-fire 95 times totally yesterday. The militants used cannon artillery 25 times, mortars - 24 times, multiple launch rocket systems - three times, grenade launchers and small arms - 48 times.
The enemy kept assaulting positions near the villages of Vodiane, Opytne, and Avdiivka after midnight.
"The Russian-terrorist forces employed Grads against our positions in the village of Bohdanivka near Mariupol at 1:05 a.m., twice at 3 a.m., and at 3:50 a.m.," the HQ added.