Donetsk, June 25, DNA
Ukrainian forces have violated the ceasefire regime 24 times in the last 24 hours, the DPR Defense Ministry told the Donetsk News Agency.
“The situation in the Donetsk People’s Republic remains complicated. Twenty four instances of the ceasefire regime violation by Ukrainian side have been recorded over the past day. Ukrainian army shelled Shirokino, Sanzharovka, Sakhanka, Zaitsevo and Gorlovka. Spartak and the area of the Donetsk airport came under the most intensive fire that was conducted from the positions of the Ukrainian 28th Guard Mechanized Brigade under command of Lieutenant Colonel Vyacheslav Leshchinsky. Overall, Ukrainian forces fired 23 tank shells, 77 mortars of 82-mm and 120-mm caliber on the DPR territory over the past day. Besides, they used anti-aircraft guns, grenade launchers and small arms. No losses among the DPR fighters have been registered. The casualties among the civilian population were as follows: one man was killed, one woman was injured in Sakhanka,” – the DPR Defense Ministry said.