Since Sunday morning, Russian mercenaries have shelled positions of Ukrainian government forces in Donbas 27 times. The enemy used heavy artillery in several occasions, the HQ of the Joint Forces Operation reports.
On June 3, the situation remained under control, with the most intense fights observed in Avdiivka, Novotroitske, Hnutove and Lebedynske.
Artillery shells and mines hit some of the mentioned areas. A tough artillery strike was reported in Talakivka, Donetsk region.
No casualties among Ukrainian forces were observed. An enemy fighter lost his life in one of the attacks.