Late Aug. 2, pro-Russian rebels intensified their attacks on Ukraine army outposts using heavy artillery, the army reports Aug. 3.
The rebels shelled civilian areas of Shyrokine using 120-mm mortars.
In total, there were 30 artillery attacks on Ukrainian army positions, some supported by 122-mm artillery and heavy mortars, the army said.
The Ukraine army opened return fire 18 times. There were no casualties that day among the Ukrainian servicemen.