Over August 5, Russian militants attacked the Ukrainian military 40 times; in four cases, they used heavy weaponry, specifically mortars. The Joint Forces Operation HQ reported that on Facebook.
Ukrainian troops took fire in Krymske, Novozvanivka, Luhanske, Svitlodarsk, Pivdenne, Novhorodske, Mariinka, Chermalyk, Hnutove, Lebedynske, Pavlopol, Vodyane and Shyrokyne. 82 mm mines hit Luhanske and Hnutove. In Lebedynske, a 120 mm mortar attack took place.
Since Monday midnight, militants opened fire on Ukrainian positions four times; one Ukrainian serviceman was wounded in combat.
According to Ukrainian military intelligence, two enemy fighters deceased, another seven were wounded.