As of 18:00 on September 7, pro-Russian militants opened fire on the positions of the Ukrainian army 13 times, as a result of which one soldier of the Armed Forces of Ukraine died, the ATO press center informed.
According to the report, at about 12 o'clock the Russian mercenaries fired 4 mortar shells of 82 mm caliber and also used grenade launchers to fire on the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine near Marinka.
“As on the previous days, the Russian-occupation groups focused particularly on the Primorsky and Donetsk areas. At the same time, militants have already used mortars twice today," the report says.
The headquarters noted that the grenade launchers and heavy machine guns were twice used in the area of Vodiane. And near Shirokino terrorists fired Ukrainian fortifications from small arms.
In the Donetsk direction, the militants opened fire three times from grenade launchers and heavy machine guns. From the same weapons, they twice hit the Ukrainian strongholds in the Avdiivka industrial zone, which resulted in the death of one serviceman of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
Moreover, the ATO headquarters recorded the use of a 120-mortar mortar near Lobachev (Luhansk region).