Three Ukrainian soldiers killed, nine wounded in ATO zone on Tuesday
Militants continued to fire at the positions of the Ukrainian Armed Forces on Tuesday, August 8, using prohibited weapons, the press center of the ATO headquarters reported.
"Over the past day, militants violated the ceasefire 28 times, three Ukrainian soldiers were killed, eight others were wounded, and one was injured," the press center of the ATO headquarters said on its Facebook page on Wednesday morning.
One soldier was killed near Vodiane, where militants used grenade launchers. One was wounded as a result of mortar shelling in Shyrokyne. Also, during the shelling at Novooleksandrivka, another soldier was wounded.
The ATO headquarters report that the situation remains tense in the Donetsk sector in the vicinity of Avdiyivka and Butovka mine. During the shelling, militants used mortars of various caliber, grenade launchers, machine guns and small arms.