Donetsk, Jun 16 — DAN. The advancing coalition forces have killed 47 Ukrainian gunmen in the Donetsk People’s Republic over the past 24 hours, DPR People’s Militia deputy commander Eduard Basurin said on Thursday.

“Over the past 24 hours, DPR militiamen and Russian servicemen destroyed two Ukrainian BM-21 ‘Grad’ multiple rocket launchers, three load carriers and 47 personnel, ” Basurin said.

Three enemy fire positions were silenced near Avdeyevka and in the Novgorodskoye area (outside Gorlovka), he added.*jk