Fighting Reduced with Just 4 Attacks; No Casualties

September 2, 2017
The situation on the front line as of September 2, 2017. Map by ATO

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Fighting Reduced with Just 4 Attacks; No Casualties

Butovka Mine 

Today, September 2, fighting was significantly reduced under the “school ceasefire” with just 4 attacks from Russia-backed forces, the lowest in 6 weeks, the ATO [Anti-Terrorist Operation] reported. There was just small arms fire on the Donetsk line at the Butovka mine and the Avdeyevka industrial zone.

Grenade-launchers were fired on the Mariupol line.

The number of POWs has gone up to 144, Yuriy Tandik, advisor to the Ukrainian Security Service told TV 112, according to 

— Catherine A. Fitzpatrick