Russia's hybrid military forces mounted 28 attacks on Ukrainian army positions in Donbas in the past 24 hours, with four Ukrainian soldiers reported as wounded in action (WIA).
"According to intelligence reports, two occupiers were killed and another one was wounded," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation (JFO) said in an update on Facebook as of 07:00 Kyiv time on August 3, 2018.
The Russian occupation forces opened aimed fire mainly from grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms to attack the defenders of the towns of Maryinka, Avdiyivka and Krasnohorivka, and the villages of Stanytsia Luhanska, Krymske, Novoluhanske, Shumy, Novomykhailivka, Chermalyk, Hnutove, Lebedynske, Talakivka, Pavlopil, and Shyrokyne. In certain areas, the enemy engaged infantry fighting vehicles. Along with this, the enemy shelled the Ukrainian positions near the village of Vodiane, using 82mm mortars.
"Since Friday midnight, Russian-led forces have mounted six attacks on the Ukrainian positions near Krymske, Novoluhanske, Maryinka, and Shyrokyne," the report says.