Ukrainian army launches over 1,150 shells onto DPR near front area over past 24 hours

One DPR soldier was wounded in the Ukrainian shelling of the DPR territory over the past 24 hours, reports the DPR Operational Command’s Vice-Commander, Eduard Basurin.

“As a result of the Ukrainian shelling of our positions, one DPR Armed Forces’ soldier was wounded,” said the Vice-Commander.

Basurin added, that over the past 24 hours Kiev forces launched 1153 ordnance item onto the DPR territory.  The most intensive fire was conducted in the Donetsk direction, namely, the enemy launched 218 mortar rounds of 120 mm and 82 mm caliber and 700 grenades of hand grenade launchers onto the city of Yasinovataya and its vicinities, three Donetsk districts, Dokuchaevsk and the former airport area.

In the Gorlovka’s direction the Ukrainian army launched 5 mortar rounds of 82 mm caliber and 164 grenades. The localities of Kominternovo, Sosnovskoye, Oktyabr, Leninskoye, Dzerzhynskoye and Sakhanka to the south of Donbass also underwent the Ukrainian shelling, namely, the enemy launched onto the above mentioned localities 13 artillery shells of 122 mm caliber and 53 mortar rounds.

Earlier today it was reported that over the past 48 hours Ukrainian forces committed ceasefire violations shelling 16 DPR localities. Reportedly the shelling resulted in residential house damaged in the locality of Trudovskye.

DONi News Agency