Ukrainian gunmen launch over 170 shells onto DPR, Republic soldier perishes over past 24 hours

Over the past 24 hours Ukrainian gunmen launched 172 shells and mortar rounds onto the DPR near-front areas, one DPR soldier perished and one was wounded due to the Ukrainian shelling, reports the DPR Operational Command’s Vice-Commander, Eduard Basurin.

“In the Donetsk direction the enemy launched 20 tank shells, 71 mortar rounds of 120 mm caliber and 54 mortar rounds of 82 mm caliber. In the Mariupol direction the enemy launched 27 mortar rounds of 82 mm caliber and, apart from it, various types of grenade launchers and small arms were applied. Apart from it one DPR soldier perished while defending the Republic, one was wounded,” said the Vice-Commander.

As a result of shelling, one house in Dokuchaevsk and two more in the locality of Kominternovo in the Novoazovsky district of the DPR were damaged.

It should be underline that over the past 24 hours, 51 ceasefire violations were recorded on the Ukrainian part.

DONi News Agency