Ministry of Defense: Ukrainian troops incur no fatalities, two servicemen wounded in action


Ukrainian troops incurred no fatal casualties over the last day, yet two servicemen were wounded in action. The incident took place in Mariupol sector as the vehicle of a demining team run over a mine. “The wounded servicemen are in a satisfactory condition now,” said Ukrainian Ministry of Defense spokesman on ATO Colonel Oleksandr Motuzyanyk at a press briefing at Ukraine Crisis Media Center.

In Mariupol sector combat actions took place in Shyrokyne only. Militants conducted three attacks: two in the day time and one at dusk.

In Luhansk sector hostilities were recorded between 20:00 and 23:00. Russia’s proxies violated the ceasefire in Stanytsia Luhanska and Krymske using mortars in the latter.

In Donetsk sector militants conducted eight ceasefire violations starting before the dawn and continuing all day long. “The situation was quite tense in Avdiivka yesterday. Ukrainian troops were compelled to return fire. Russia’s proxies used mortars in Pisky,” said Colonel Motuzyanyk.

Report on the military developments as of July 5 is available here. Interactive data on the shelling: chronology shelling chart and the interactive map.