Fighting in Luhansk region intensified near Bahmutska highway, Orihove, Novotoshkivka, Stanytsia Luhanska, Shchastia, Zolote, Popasna, Troitske. Militants fired Ukrainian posts with 120mm mortars.
In Donetsk region, Svitlodarsk, Rozsadky, Horlivka, Leninske, Hovhorodske, Verkhniotoretske, Avdiivka, Opytne, Chemarlyk, Marinka were targeted with mortars, 152mm guns and artillery.
On the western outskirts of Donetsk the situation remains unchanged – the attacks are taking place non-stop. Also the residential areas of Avdiivka and Opytne suffer from militants’ shelling.
For the past day during 7 Ukrainian soldiers were injured near Marinka and Bahmutska highway, and no one had died, as stated by the ATO press center.
Marinka, which is routinely affected by the armed conflict, have received 8 tons of humanitarian aid. Locals and other IDPs have got necessary things, like pillows, blankets, underwear sets, household chemicals, and food. Particular attention is paid to children, baby food, hygiene products, and medicines are delivered to Marinka, according to CXID.info.
Power lines that supply Vuhlehirsk thermal power plant (TPP), which was stopped as a result of shelling August 3, will resume its work August 9, states the press service of "Ukrenergo".