Ukrainian units launch 160 mortar-shells on DPR territory over 24 hours – Basurin

The Ukrainian military launched more than 160 mortar-shells on the front-line territories of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) in the last 24 hours, DPR Operational Command, Vice-Commander Eduard Basurin states. 

“In the Donetsk direction, the enemy launched 134 mortar-shells of 120mm and 82mm caliber and one anti-tank guided missile. In the Mariupol direction, there were launched 28 mortar-shells of 120mm and 82mm caliber,” said the Vice-Commander. 

Besides, according to the Vice-Commander, the locality of Zaitsevo in the north of Gorlovka was shelled with small arms. 

It should be noted that over the past 24 hours, the DPR Operational Command registered 23 ceasefire violations on the part of the Ukrainian military. 

According to the local residents, as a result of shelling of the village of Sakhanka in the south of the DPR there were damaged six residential houses.

DONi News Agency