Over the day, August 5, the pro-Kremlin militants fired at the positions of Ukrainian Armed Forces in the area of Eastern Ukraine conflict. As a result of the fighting, no losses in the ranks of the Ukrainian troops reported. This is stated on Facebook page by the press center of the headquarters of anti-terrorist operation.
"The situation in the Donbas conflict zone has not changed significantly. Today, the enemy continues to fire single-handedly at Ukrainian positions, the Armed Forces of Ukraine give an adequate response," the report says.
At the same time it is specified that from midnight the militants opened fire three times from large-caliber machine guns and small arms on positions of the Armed Forces near Avdiivka.
In Luhansk direction, the enemy twice used grenade launchers in the area of Novooleksandrivka.
"Also, under the grenade launcher fire got Ukrainian strong points in Vodiane, which is in Mariupol direction," is added in the message.